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Marijuana growing hot topic at Springarama

Marijuana growing is a hot topic according to the numbers that turned up for two seminars at the annual Springarama Home, Garden and Lifestyle show where more and more chairs were set out to accommodate the crowd. And the audience asking questions and paying rapt attention to gardener Andrew Donaldson …

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Monctonians get educated on legal cannabis

MONCTON, N.B. — Over 2,000 people visited the Moncton Coliseum on Saturday for Canada’s first cannabis consumer event featuring a provincial government-operated cannabis pop-up store. The consumer-focused event featured interactive exhibits, educational sessions, and product sampling from some of Canada’s top cannabis producers. Most of all, it was a chance …

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Why Kevin O’Leary is betting on psychedelics

‘Mr. Wonderful’ tells WP why he’s investing in a psychedelic drug company after publicly trashing cannabis investment Kevin O’Leary is backing a neuro-pharmaceutical company testing psychedelic-inspired medicines. As of this week the company, Mind Medicine (MindMed) Inc. is trading on the NEO Exchange. O’Leary told WP why he’s backing MindMed, …

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A Budding Innovative Cannabis Solution: Shipping Container Farms

Since legalization, the upsurge in cannabis cultivation, processing and retailing has ignited innovation. Cannabis growers, processors and retailers are continuously looking for new and improved ways to circumvent the many challenges associated with traditional methods of cannabis cultivation, production and sales, such as constraints on space, harsh or unpredictable climate …

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Cannabis and Caffeine: An Interesting Relationship

Many people enjoy a cup of coffee with a joint, or a shot of espresso after a bong hit. But why is that? What is the relationship between coffee and cannabis that draws the two together? Thanks to Amsterdam, “coffee shop” is a euphemism for cannabis stores in Europe. This …

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Ontario received 450 cannabis store applications on March 2

Approximately 450 cannabis stores applications were filed in Ontario on March 2 – the first day Retail Store Authorization (RSA) submissions were accepted under the province’s new open-market process. The strong interest demonstrates pent-up demand for regulated recreational marijuana stores, experts say. Ontario is pivoting to an open-market store-allocation process …

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Ancient cannabis queens: 5 legendary weed-loving women

Many women today use cannabis medically, and many more just love a good high, which in ancient times was one and the same says Ellen Komp, author of Tokin’ Women: A 4000-Year Herstory of Women and Marijuana and deputy director of cannabis advocacy group, California NORML. “What has come down …

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