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Jesse B. Staniforth

Jesse B. Staniforth is the editor of the free cannabis-industry
newsletter WeedWeek Canada. He also reports on Indigenous issues,
cybersecurity, and food safety.

Articles contributed to Leafly

Health Canada Considering Categorizing CBD as Natural Health Product

The class of less-regulated, non-intoxicating cannabis products could be sold over the counter.

Jesse B. Staniforth - June 21, 2019

Expect Shortages When Extracts and Edibles Hit the Market

Can the country's legal producers meet market demand come Legalization 2.0?

Jesse B. Staniforth - June 20, 2019

After Returning to Regular Hours, Quebec SQDC Workers Vote to Strike

Workers at one of Montreal's legal retailers want better wages, paid holidays, and bonuses.

Jesse B. Staniforth - June 17, 2019

Huge Cement Blocks Bar Access to Illicit Toronto Dispensaries

As illegal cannabis stores attempt to continue operation, city agents have escalated their tactics.

Jesse B. Staniforth - June 12, 2019

Smoke-Free Ontario Act to Keep Vapes Hidden at Cannabis Stores

If you sell a vaping device, you may neither show it to customers before they buy it, nor let them handle it.

Jesse B. Staniforth - June 10, 2019

RCMP Silent on 2014 Drug Bust Involving Major Licensed Producer

The RCMP in BC and in Ottawa debated "strategic considerations," including informing the press.

Jesse B. Staniforth - June 5, 2019