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Cannabis business licence lottery draw criticized

Communities prep for cannabis legalization

A lottery draw used to determine the businesses that will get to sell cannabis drew criticism at city council Monday night. Only 15 cannabis business licenses will be granted by the city this year. Council approved the cap last month.   After an intake period (June 19-July 6) for cannabis …

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How would you like your cannabis?

How would you like your cannabis?

Cannabis is so much more than that puff of smoke in the air. Recently, there have been several new and emerging methods of consuming cannabis for both medical and recreational purposes that are more convenient and allow users more discretion. With the medicinal use of cannabis becoming more widespread, …

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Budding business: how cannabis could transform Lebanon

The town of Brital, in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, is a jarring contrast of poverty and ostentatious wealth. Busted-up old vans drive on potholed roads next to gleaming Bentleys and Range Rovers with no number plates and blacked-out windows. Unemployment is rife, and yet the landscape is dotted by large gated …

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Halifax Chamber starts the cannabis conversation

Halifax Chamber starts the cannabis conversation

Now that we have a firm date for the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, individuals and businesses alike are scrambling to get answers to the many questions surrounding what that will actually look like from a commercial and individual standpoint. Until now, the idea of legal cannabis was still …

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I Tried Cannabis Beauty Products For A Month

I Tried Cannabis Beauty Products For A Month

Cannabis in the mainstream beauty industry is a relatively new phenomenon, though it’s been a skincare staple across time. In the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries, cannabis and hemp salves were a common addition to dermatologic medicine cabinets, healing maladies from skin burns to inflammation. In 1747, English physician Robert …

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