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Medical marijuana: What you really need to know

Medical marijuana: What you really need to know

The use of medical cannabis is sweeping the world, but for many conditions it’s not clear it’s even effective. What would an evidence-based system prescribe? Sara Stathas / Alamy Stock Photo By Graham Lawton THEY say that to see the future, you should go to California. So when the Golden …

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The roots and reinvention of cannabis-enhanced yoga

The roots and reinvention of cannabis-enhanced yoga

Health-conscious Vancouverites can downward-dog to just about anything these days. Yoga fanatics are dangling from curtains, sipping craft beer, jamming to old-school hip-hop, and laughing their way through the practice. There’s even naked yoga for those daring enough to bare it all. As the concept of legal weed settles into …

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Directors continue to mull cannabis bylaw

Directors continue to mull cannabis bylaw

Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) directors remain undecided on regulations affecting cannabis commercial production, retail sales, personal use and medical marijuana in rural areas, but are pushing for bylaw amendments in advance of the Oct. 17 date of legalization. Directors are getting closer to making amendments after comparing approaches by …

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Manitoba will charge

cannabis

WINNIPEG — When recreational cannabis is legalized later this year, it will be subject to a government fee and a wholesale markup in Manitoba. The provincial government says a “social responsibility fee” of six per cent will be applied to a cannabis retailer’s total annual revenues. It will take effect …

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Craft cannabis growers fear being shut out

Craft cannabis growers fear being shut out

With legalization of cannabis set to take effect Oct. 17, the federal government, the province and local governments have been rolling out regulations, bylaws and agreements establishing a supply chain and retail framework – but some in the so-called “craft” growing sector say they still face too many barriers. The …

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Cannabis – a growing industry in Canada?

Cannabis – a growing industry in Canada?

With the recreational use of marijuana set to come into effect in Canada later this year, small towns like Smiths Falls are taking advantage, writes Conor Power The town of Smiths Falls has a cinematic familiarity to it, with its scenic location by the Rideau Canal amid a network of …

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