• August 10, 2020
Canadian companies
Aleafia Health Launches Same-Day, Direct-to-Door Medical Cannabis Delivery

Aleafia Health Launches Same-Day, Direct-to-Door Medical Cannabis Delivery

TORONTO, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aleafia Health Inc.’s (TSX: AH, OTC: ALEAF) (“Aleafia Health” or the “Company”) AssureHome Delivery, the industry-leading direct-to-door medical cannabis service, has now launched same-day delivery. Previously, the service…

Canadian companies
BC Craft Supply Co. Procures First Batch of Premium Grown Craft Cannabis for the Recreational Market

BC Craft Supply Co. Procures First Batch of Premium Grown Craft Cannabis for the Recreational Market

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BC Craft Supply Co. Ltd. (the “Company” or “BC Craft”) (CSE: CRFT) (FSE: ZZD1) is pleased to announce its first purchase of premium artisanal organic cannabis.  BC…

Cannabis
Consumption of Legal Marijuana Rises in British Columbia

Consumption of Legal Marijuana Rises in British Columbia

Source Research Co. Poll At least two thirds of the province’s residents are not ready to legalize other drugs, such as fentanyl, heroin and cocaine. Vancouver, BC [July 17, 2020] – More residents of British…

Cannabis
3 Mass., US, marijuana dispensaries fined a total of $800,000

3 Mass., US, marijuana dispensaries fined a total of $800,000

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts marijuana regulators have fined three companies a total of $800,000 for various infractions. The Cannabis Control Commission levied the fines against Garden Remedies Inc.; Healthy Pharms Inc.; and Acreage Holdings…

Cannabis
Truck driver freed as feds probe marijuana find at border

Truck driver freed as feds probe marijuana find at border

Source Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors dropped charges against the driver of a commercial truck found to contain nearly 9,500 pounds (4,300 kilograms) of marijuana as it entered the United States from…

Canadian companies
Figr Cannabis Products Available in Saskatchewan

Figr Cannabis Products Available in Saskatchewan

TORONTO, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ – Figr Brands, Inc. (Figr), a vertically integrated legal cannabis company, announced today its move into the Saskatchewan market, further expanding its presence in Western Canada. Figr’s cannabis products are now available for purchase through select…

Cannabis
Louisiana’s second medical marijuana grower releases product

Louisiana’s second medical marijuana grower releases product

Source Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s second medical marijuana grower announced it has started making its products to the state’s dispensaries for sale to patients. Ilera Holistic Healthcare — the company that…

Health
Study shows pandemic affecting Canadians’ consumption of alcohol and cannabis

Study shows pandemic affecting Canadians’ consumption of alcohol and cannabis

OTTAWA, ON, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ – Latest results from an ongoing Pan Canadian study by the Canadian Red Cross suggest a portion of adults who use alcohol and cannabis have increased their consumption of those substances during…

Health
Cannabis Smoke Contains 110 Toxic Chemicals

Cannabis Smoke Contains 110 Toxic Chemicals

Source LabRoots WRITTEN BY: Annie Lennon Researchers from the University of Alberta in Canada have found that cannabis smoke contains 110 potentially toxic chemicals. Although less than cigarettes, they say their research should serve as a…

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Texas Breast Cancer Survivor Launches Experiential Website to Help Others Searching for Quality Hemp CBD Information

Texas Breast Cancer Survivor Launches Experiential Website to Help Others Searching for Quality Hemp CBD Information

It would take Stage 3 Breast Cancer in 2011 for Stephanie Johnson to consider cannabis. Now, having survived longer than anticipated, she hopes to help others feel more comfortable, too. “I live with a lot…