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The Haymaker: Are Cannabis Stocks Finally Growing Up?

The contenders are separating from the pretenders, but there are still plenty of suckers ready to be hooked by a flashy claim.

Ontario Report Urges Immediate Decriminalization (and Many Other Things)

Canada's impending Cannabis Act leaves specifics of distribution, possession, and purchase up to individual provinces. This week, Ontario took up the challenge with “Cannabis Legalization and Regulation,” a dossier of recommendations from the Ontario division of the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Real-Life Tales of Traveling With Medical Marijuana

As Canada’s July 1, 2018 deadline for legalization approaches, there’s still a lot of uncertainty about how medical-marijuana patients should travel with their medicine.

CannaFest 2017

‘The Haymaker’ is Leafly Deputy Editor Bruce Barcott’s weekly column on cannabis politics and culture. When an investment sector reaches a point of scorching hotness, bullshit…

How to Register as a Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada

Here are the basic, step-by-step instructions on how patients can register with Health Canada to gain access to cannabis for medical purposes.

Fentanyl-Laced Cannabis: Forever Feared, Not Yet Found

Last week, police in London, Ontario, announced the discovery of fentanyl in the urine of cannabis consumers. What they haven't found is any fentanyl-laced cannabis, ever.

Chuck Rifici: The Problem-Solving Cannabis Financier

How a passion for innovation—and disdain for opioids—made a cannabis true-believer of this Canadian entrepreneur.

Ottawa vs. the Provinces: The Legalization Deadline Showdown Intensifies

Trudeau’s proposed legislation calls for the provinces to oversee the distribution and sale of recreational marijuana and to take on some related responsibilities. It’s a tall order, and provinces say they need help.

‘Dear Justin’: A Loving Correspondence With the Prime Minister

To the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau: It feels like just yesterday you were campaigning with the promise to “legalize, regulate, and restrict access to marijuana” —and now, here we are! However...

Cannabis Impairment in the Workplace: Easy to Discuss, Difficult to Detect

Questions abound, but conclusive answers about how best to determine real-time cannabis impairment remain elusive.

Cannabis Charges Decline in Canada, But Montreal Bucks Trend

Cannabis-related charges across Canada continue to drop since peaking in 2011. But not in Quebec, police data show.

Improving the World Through Craft Cannabis: Social Entrepreneur Chris Mayerson

As Calgary’s Chris Mayerson explains, a social entrepreneur is “a person who establishes an enterprise with the aim of solving social problems and effecting social change.” It's a position Mayerson's ready to popularize in the cannabis industry.

Two Canadians Arrested for Cannabis in China, Leaving a Bushel of Questions

On July 14, two Canadian employees with the Cirque de Soleil-styled equestrian extravaganza Cavalia were arrested and imprisoned in Beijing, after allegedly being found to have consumed marijuana.

The Spark: Best British Columbia Art Walks to Enjoy While High

Cannabis is the perfect tool to elevate the mind and induce creativity. Have some on hand while you explore the best art walks in British Columbia, Canada.

The Spark: The Best High Art Walks in North America

Discover some of the best art walks to enjoy while high in legal cannabis markets. Who knows—you just might stumble upon the next Picasso.

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