Pot TV: Insight Productions teams with cannabis lifestyle brand Civilized to bring Canadians marijuana programming

Pot TV: Insight Productions teams with cannabis lifestyle brand Civilized to bring Canadians marijuana programming

The company behind shows like The Amazing Race Canada and Top Chef Canada is getting into the cannabis TV business. Insight Productions said Tuesday it’s teaming up with digital media company Civilized to “develop programming that champions and explores modern cannabis culture.” The news release didn’t name specific projects but mentioned docuseries, cooking, science and […]

Inside open-air greenhouse where marijuana is grown for doctors not dealers

Inside open-air greenhouse where marijuana is grown for doctors not dealers

In a vast open-air greenhouse thousands of sweet-smelling marijuana plants are being grown for doctors rather than dealers. This immense plantation in the lush green mountains above the Colombian city of Medellin is the heart of the world’s foremost fully-licensed medicinal cannabis farm. Here at PharmaCielo, leading scientists and horticulturists are working together to convert […]

Point-of-sale technology helps cannabis retailers dodge fines

Laurie Weitzel

Evergreen Cannabis Society principal Mike Babins opened his store for the first time as a legal business on January 5 | Rob Kruyt Faced with a choice of pinpointing the flow of each gram of marijuana through their inventory or risking steep fines and licence suspensions, cannabis stores are reaching for help from a spinoff niche: point-of-sale […]

Here are some Women to Watch in the marijuana industry in 2019

Here are some Women to Watch in the marijuana industry in 2019

(This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the January issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) The 22 women selected for Marijuana Business Magazine’s list of Women to Watch in 2019 have crafted companies from the ground up, forged new woman-focused alliances and upended traditional business models as they’ve paved the way in this […]

Jim Cramer Shares His Predictions For The Cannabis Industry

Jim Cramer Shares His Predictions For The Cannabis Industry

On CNBC’s “Mad Money” Monday, Jim Cramer spoke about the future of the cannabis industry. The sector traded higher on Monday on no real news, so Cramer said he can’t recommend cannabis stocks as a buy. It will be possible to buy the equities at a cheaper price, the CNBC host said, adding that he still believes that legalized […]

Kamloops council set to consider more cannabis store applications

Kamloops council set to consider more cannabis store applications

A pair of private cannabis retail license applications will go before city council on Tuesday. Tawd Hamonic is applying to open a cannabis store at 240 Lansdowne St. in downtown Kamloops, while Rebecca Hardin is pursuing a shop at 279 Tranquille Rd. in North Kamloops. The applications mark the eighth and ninth to come before […]

Supply issues blamed as N.L. loses first private, regulated cannabis store – Article – BNN

Supply issues blamed as N.L. loses first private, regulated cannabis store - Article - BNN

CLARENVILLE, N.L. – A privately-owned cannabis store in Newfoundland is closing, and the manager says supply issues are largely to blame. Puff Puff Pass Headshop in Clarenville, N.L., is the province’s first private weed store casualty since recreational marijuana was legalized in October. It is one of just six private, regulated cannabis retailers in Newfoundland […]

B.C.-based cannabis accelerator developing small producers and processors co-op

The business model will include a retail network in accordance with B.C. regulations.

Grow Tech Labs (GTL), cannabis business accelerator, in partnership with Victory Square Technologies (CSE:VST) announced they are developing a co-operative for small B.C. cannabis producers and processors to help maintain the province’s historic position as a global cannabis leader.     GTL is inviting small B.C. cannabis producers and processors to participate in a provincial […]