Cannabis ‘tasting’ rooms: coming soon?

Cannabis ‘tasting’ rooms: coming soon?

A–A+ Some cannabis retailers hope that someday soon, tasting rooms can be added to retail establishments, just as they may be added to wineries and breweries. And tour companies hope that their offerings can someday include farm tours, cannabis haute cuisine, chef-run restaurants and …

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Cannabis puts 27,000 people a year in hospital

Tens of thousands of people are ending up in hospital with cannabis-related health problems, official figures have revealed. (File photo)

Tens of thousands of people are ending up in hospital with cannabis-related health problems, official figures have revealed. There were 27,501 admissions linked to cannabis in England in 2016/17, a 15 per cent rise in just two years from 23,866 in 2014/15. Labour MP Jeff Smith, who requested the figures …

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Cannabis patient numbers increasing in Alberta hospitals

Cannabis patient numbers increasing in Alberta hospitals

Aurora Cannabis has signed a deal to supply medical marijuana to Shoppers Drug Mart. Gavin Young/Postmedia News files Emergency department visits by cannabis users in Alberta have been steadily growing, raising concerns among some doctors about the impact of impending pot legalization. Among adults in 2015, there were 421 emergency …

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Canadian company developing cannabis beer

Canadian company developing cannabis beer

This year’s Canadian Brewing Awards are being held in Halifax, and brewers from across the country are showing off their finest beers. But much of the discussion at this year’s conference surrounds a beer that doesn’t actually exist yet. Any beer expert will tell you that hops are key to …

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Medical cannabis is closer than you think

Medical cannabis is closer than you think

Take a walk through the heart of the Barbican Centre, London, and you’ll find yourself in The Conservatory. Here, brutalist concrete architecture has been colonised by tropical plants. Wide, juicy leaves cascade from every floor. Overhead, glass-domed walkways crisscross between conference rooms and lounges. It could either be a postapocalyptic …

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