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TSX to launch new pot index next week

The S&P/TSX Cannabis Index will track companies listed on the TSX and TSXV The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is set to launch a new index that tracks locally listed cannabis companies next week. The exchange announced that the new S&P/TSX Cannabis Index (XCAN) will be released on Jan. 20. The …

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The Sault’s first cannabis store could open its doors in March

Hello Cannabis CEO says company received more than 600 job applications for Northern Avenue East location Hello Cannabis CEO Stephen Verbeek says his Hamilton-based company could open the doors to Sault Ste. Marie’s first cannabis retail store as early as the first week of March. On Saturday, Hello Cannabis officially …

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Buyer out $524 after trying to buy illegal cannabis online

Complaint highlights risk of buying cannabis online from illegal sources. What happened: Someone bought $524 worth of cannabis products from a private online business in B.C. – something that is illegal – and when the buyer did not receive their products or a refund, the buyer lodged a complaint with …

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Customers question quality, quantity at legal pot shops

Dozens of complaints have been logged with the federal government as people weigh their legal weed purchases, discovering discrepancies, according to a report in The Province newspaper. A Gibsons man says he was ripped off to the tune of 18 per cent when his one-gram purchase measured at 0.83 grams …

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First Nation enters partnership to build cannabis growth operation

Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation is teaming up with British Columbia-based company Indigenous Bloom to create a new wholesale cannabis business on reserve land. “Our objective is to work with First Nations in partnerships for the construction of growing operations and also seed-to-sale, so retail shops,” said Robert Louie, the …

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