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The essential cost guide to becoming a cannabis micro-cultivator in Canada

The essential cost guide to becoming a cannabis micro-cultivator in Canada

The application process for a micro-cultivation licence is pretty dense; think between 100 and 225 pages per application Tucked into the Cannabis Act—the federal legalization that allows for the legal sale of recreational cannabis in Canada—one will find the rules governing how to operate a micro-cultivation facility. Like the large licenced producers (LPs), there are licensing fees and security requirements; unlike […]

February 15, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing, Videos
Wild, Wild Weed: Genetics, Business and Politics Changing Cannabis

Wild, Wild Weed: Genetics, Business and Politics Changing Cannabis

For thousands of years humans have cultivated a species of plant known as Cannabis Sativa.  In the 21st Century, it may be the plant’s turn to change us. What began as an ancient crop is now having its cultural moment in America.  In Minnesota, there is the lingering possibility of legalization for recreational use. “For more than 10,000 years we’ve […]

February 13, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing, Videos
California’s Cannabis Legalization: Where are we now?

California’s Cannabis Legalization: Where are we now?

BENICIA (KRON) — Currently, there are 6,756 active seller’s permits issued for cannabis businesses in the state of California and each day more are added to the list. For example in Benicia, with it’s population of 28,000 residents, the city council just approved for the first time in the city’s history, two retail shops and spots for manufacturing and growing […]

February 13, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing, Videos
Here’s every cannabis college course you can take in U.S. and Canada

Here’s every cannabis college course you can take in U.S. and Canada

It turns out if you’re interested in starting a career in the cannabis industry after graduation, you can jump on a path at many schools that’ll help you land a suitable position in the industry while giving you valuable experience. If you live in Canada or the U.S., there are various major cities that offer cannabis courses and programs. Keep […]

January 18, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing, Videos
The Marijuana Billionaire Who Doesn’t Smoke Weed

The Marijuana Billionaire Who Doesn’t Smoke Weed

With the help of Big Beer and Big Pharma, Brendan Kennedy’s Canadian cannabis company Tilray has unexpectedly become America’s gateway to the legal marijuana industry. It’s just after 6, on a pitch-dark morning in December, and Brendan Kennedy is standing over the stove, wearing shorts and a vest, meditatively melting butter in a pancake pan. It will be nearly two hours […]

January 18, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing, Videos
Likelihood and ramifications: Canada wants to classify CBD as a health supplement

Likelihood and ramifications: Canada wants to classify CBD as a health supplement

Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada for well over a decade. This past October, it was federally legalized, thus, making it recreationally legal. However, cannabis-infused edibles are currently illegal in Canada, whereas, they’re legal in many U.S. states. Despite cannabis-infused edibles being illegal in Canada, they’re moving towards categorizing Cannabidiol (CBD) as a natural health food product alongside other […]

January 9, 2019 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing, Videos
Marijuana Legalization On Ballot Would Drive 2020 Voter Turnout, Says Michael Moore

Marijuana Legalization On Ballot Would Drive 2020 Voter Turnout, Says Michael Moore

According to the documentarian, the strategy worked in Michigan Influential documentarian Michael Moore has an idea for Democrats to win the 2020 election—put marijuana legalization on the ballot. Moore’s reasoning springs from his home state in Michigan, which legalized recreational cannabis this month amidst the largest voter turnout in the state in 56 years. Moore also believes adding other litmus issues […]

November 27, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing, Videos
One-third of cannabis buyers still using illicit dealers, according to IPSOS poll

One-third of cannabis buyers still using illicit dealers, according to IPSOS poll

One month into pot legalization, an IPSOS poll looks at what has changed for Canadians including consumption levels and the legal marijuana shopping experience. One of the Canadian government’s chief aims in legalizing marijuana was to eliminate the black market. And yet, one month after legalization came into effect on Oct. 17, a new Ipsos poll conducted on behalf of Global News […]

November 20, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing, Videos
Weed woes: Canada struggles to meet huge demand for legal cannabis

Weed woes: Canada struggles to meet huge demand for legal cannabis

Numerous stores dealing with empty shelves and disgruntled customers, with fears many consumers will turn to black market When Trevor Tobin opened one of Canada’s first legal cannabis stores last month, he had high hopes of playing a small part in a historic national experiment – and of making a tidy profit. Brimming with optimism, he and his mother Brenda […]

November 6, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing, Videos
Trump is setting the stage for cannabis legalization after midterms

Trump is setting the stage for cannabis legalization after midterms

Reports that President Trump is planning to push for legalized marijuana are becoming more often as we approach the midterm elections. President of the United States Donald Trump hasn’t been very popular so far, even though he ran on a populist platform. That platform was based on feelings of fear, anger, uncertainty and most of all—hatred. Hatred towards Muslims, Mexicans […]

November 6, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing, Videos