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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.

High Design: Q&A With a Cannabis Packaging Designer

Courtney Zalewski is a 31-year-old designer who started her career as creative director of the SuicideGirls brand. More recently, she’s branched out into the cannabis industry, working with Lowell Herb Company, 1906 chocolate edibles, and the SuicideGirls vape line.

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?

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.”

Quebec’s Cannabis Regulations: 8 Takeaways

In yet another sign of the Canadian cannabis industry’s rapid evolution, the sector is now witnessing its first attempt at a hostile corporate takeover. In…

How to Be High in Las Vegas: Let’s Gamble!

Casinos forbid it, but cannabis and gambling go together like black and jack.

How to Be High in Las Vegas: Eat Food

From sensuous dining experiences to hardcore munchie indulgences, Las Vegas is loaded with seriously pleasurable experiences for people who eat.

Canada Wants to Tax Medical Cannabis. Get Ready for a Fight

“Patients are struggling to afford their medicine and this tax would just compound the problem,” says Jonathan Zaid, executive director of Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana.

Licensed Producers in Ontario Concerned Over Polluted Lands

Growers are critical of the Hamilton City Council's suggestion that they build on old industrial land instead of prime farm land, claiming the air pollution would kill their product.

The CSE Welcomes North America’s Cannabis Sector

The Canadian Security Exchange’s 'Cannabis Growing in Capital Markets' speaker series drew investors, lawyers, accountants, and entrepreneurs, all hungry to see the cannabis sector grow.

New Brunswick’s Cannabis Stores To Be Run by Provincial Liquor Board

There will be 20 stores in 15 communities, along with an online retailer, all of which will reportedly be in place in time for July’s legalization.

Ontario Tussles Over Grow-Ops on ‘Agricultural Land’

As one Ontario Member of Parliament tries to steer industrial grow ops away from prime farmland and into rural areas, some farmers and scientists in the region question the motive of the proposal.

Canadian Lawyers Cry Foul Over New Drugged-Driving Regulations

There are myriad problems with the new rules, lawyers say, and they won’t survive the constitutional court challenges that are sure to follow if those rules become law.

Five Things Canada’s Cannabis Act Will Legalize Besides Possession

From smoking devices to storage, the Cannabis Act is set to legalize more than mere possession.

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