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Canada’s Cannabis Tax Plan: Good for Provinces, Bad for Patients

Recreational and medicinal cannabis will be taxed at the same level—and that has drawn heavy criticism from some politicians, physicians, and patient advocates.

This Canadian Staffing Agency Will Help You Find a Job in the Cannabis Industry

“We’ve placed people in a wide range of positions, from sales and marketing to quality assurance, compliance and cultivation,” says cannabis-industry headhunter Alison McMahon.

Hostile Takeovers and Poison Pills: Canadian Cannabis Gets Combative

Aurora Cannabis’s hostile takeover bid for rival CanniMed signals a new, more brutal phase in Canada’s burgeoning legal sector.

Toronto’s Pop-Up Edibles Market Preps for the Legal Future

Just like old-school raves, the location of a Green Market event is usually announced the day before, and for a similar reason: What they’re doing is officially illegal.

An Overview of Cannabis Legalization Driving Politicians Insane

Despite countless fears, the primary fallout of the push for legalization has been the strange, situational delusion that’s gripped a number of Canadian politicians, who’ve been driven to argue against legalization with the most astounding pronouncements.

Shoppers Drug Mart Is One Step Closer to Selling Cannabis

In a deal announced this morning, Aphria will supply the Canadian retail pharmacy giant with medical cannabis.

Historic Vapor and Communal Spirit: 5 Takeaways From the Canadian Cannabis Awards

Where else could you mingle amongst CEOs, lawyers, master growers, and W. Brett Wilson, the business entrepreneur best known for his time as a judge on TV show Dragon’s Den, while eating shockingly delicious pierogi?

Less Moral Outrage, More Harm Reduction: Revamping Cannabis Education for the Age of Legalization

Legalization will empower educators to advise people on how to use cannabis responsibly, instead of potentially coming under fire for endorsing the use of an illegal substance.

Love the Drug, Hate the Driver: Canada’s Pro-Cannabis/Anti-DUI Ad Campaign 

“We wanted to be really careful that our message wasn’t anti-marijuana, but was very anti-driving-while-impaired,” says BBDO creative chief Denise Rossetto.

How a Visionary Cannabis Producer Became This Canadian Town’s Biggest Employer

“This is an opportunity we won’t see again," says Cronos CEO Michael Gorenstein. "I won’t say once in a lifetime but in multiple lifetimes.”

The Canadian Cannabis Act’s Final Hurdle: A Contentious Senate

“We have to take (the deadline) into account but we also have to do our job seriously,” says Senator André Pratte.

5 Takeaways From Van der Pop’s ‘Women & Weed’

Van der Pop, North America's leading female-focused cannabis brand, held its very first Women & Weed event earlier this month in Toronto. Here's what we learned.

Canada Announces Craft-Scale Licenses for Smaller Cannabis Producers

Responding to criticism about favoring large cannabis producers, federal officials today unveiled a new "Micro" license.

Dear Justin: I Beg Your Pardons

Our Prime Minister pen-pal series continues, with a call for seasonally appropriate empathy for "cannabis criminals."

Alberta Will Sell Cannabis Through Private Retailers and a Government Website

The province has determined that cannabis will not be sold in places that sell tobacco, liquor or pharmaceuticals—but has yet to release details about how the private stores will operate.

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