You’ll be able to buy weed from Ontario producers — but there’s a strange catch

This spring, Ontario will start to see farm-gate cannabis retail: much like a vineyard or brewery, customers will be able to go to a growing facility and buy weed directly from the producer. It seems simple enough, but there’s a…

Alberta cannabis producer lays off 10% of workforce; expert blames poor-quality products

Alberta-based cannabis producer Sundial confirmed Tuesday that it has laid off “less than 10 per cent” of its workforce. In a statement to Global News, it said: “In the spirit of continuous optimization for efficiency and effectiveness, Sundial has made…

Canopy Growth delaying launch of cannabis-infused beverages

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 17, 2020 3:35 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ SMITH FALLS, Ont. — Canopy Growth Corp. is delaying the launch of its cannabis-infused drinks.…

Study finds cannabis use during pregnancy affects birth weight, organ growth in newborns

A joint study from Western and Queen’s universities finds that daily use of cannabis during pregnancy can lead to reductions in birth weight along with decreased brain and liver growth in newborns. The research, published in the journal Scientific Reports,…

Cannabis edibles hit Lethbridge shelves: ‘demand is going to far outweigh availability’

In what is being called “legalization 2.0” by some, the launch of edibles across the province hit Lethbridge on Thursday, and retailers expect to sell out quickly. “The demand is going to far outweigh the availability of the products,” said…

3 full-patch FreeWheelers motorcycle gang members charged in Prince Albert drug bust

Eleven people with connections to outlaw motorcycle gangs have been charged after police in Saskatchewan wrapped up a drug investigation in the Prince Albert area. Police said three full-patch members of the FreeWheelers were among those arrested. READ MORE: Millions…