7 Reasons You Need To Change Your Attitude Toward Cannabis

It’s Time Everyone Dumped Their Belief in Old Cannabis Myths It surprises and somewhat dismays me that a full year into focusing my consulting practice on the cannabis industry, I still meet raised eyebrows or the occasional “nudge, nudge, wink, wink” when I tell folks of my involvement. Clearly many of us should rethink some Read more about 7 Reasons You Need To Change Your Attitude Toward Cannabis[…]

Cannabis Act - Canada

Cannabis Act Falls Short and Leaves Too Many Questions

Cannabis Act Focuses on Health and Safety Over Building Commercial Framework The Canadian government tabled their long-awaited Cannabis Act on Thursday. It’s no accident that they announced this on the second-best day in the calendar to bury a news story. While watching the news conference the discomfort with this file inside the liberal government was Read more about Cannabis Act Falls Short and Leaves Too Many Questions[…]

Corporate Cannabis Already Here

Big Corporate Cannabis Already Here

And They’re Getting a Huge Head Start! Big Corporate Cannabis is here already, and the government of Canada dragging their feet is simply providing a greater advantage to those already in the game. Canopy Growth Corp. announced that they’ll be making all of their associated brands available through a single portal, to be dubbed Tweed Main Read more about Big Corporate Cannabis Already Here[…]

Plain Packaging Bad for Cannabis Branding

Cannabis Branding Opportunities Vital for Canadian Cannabis Companies

Liberals Can’t See that Cannabis Branding Is Key to their Goals All indications are that the Canadian federal government’s approach to the cannabis business won’t offer nearly the cannabis branding opportunities many hope for. No doubt a blow to the big Licensed Producers (LP’s), this is even more vexing to the budding (pun totally intended!) but less well-funded Read more about Cannabis Branding Opportunities Vital for Canadian Cannabis Companies[…]

Licensed Producer Cannabis Recall

Canadian Licensed Producer Cannabis Recalls – Sign of a System Working?

Second Deforest Buckner Jersey Licensed Producer Cannabis Recall in 2 Months Last week’s recall by Oranigram/Aurora was the second major cannabis recall in 8 weeks for the banned pesticide Myclobutanil. Technically a fungicide, Myclobutanil is ok to eat (they say!) but is nasty if ingested via combustion (smoking) – the products of combustion include hydrogen Read more about Canadian Licensed Producer Cannabis Recalls – Sign of a System Working?[…]

Task force on cannabis

I give an A- to the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

Task Force on Cannabis Got it Mostly Right Last week’s release of the report by the Canadian government’s Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation largely took a public health Deion Sanders Jersey approach, which is appropriate given both the initial terms of reference and the evidence they gathered throughout the process. It was heartening to Read more about I give an A- to the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation[…]

Canadian Government Task Force Report on Cannabis

Canadian Task Force Recommends Minimum Age for Cannabis of 18

The Canadian Government Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation just released its report titled “A Framework for the Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis Daniel Kilgore Jersey in Canada“. Editor’s note: Interesting that they have started using the term “Cannabis” over “marijuana”. See this earlier blog post about that. Highlights of the recommendations: Limit sales to Read more about Canadian Task Force Recommends Minimum Age for Cannabis of 18[…]

Don't Call Cannabis Marijuana

Don’t Call Cannabis “Marijuana”

Why I Don’t Call Cannabis “Marijuana” [WARNING: There are references to historical quotations and situations that many individuals would consider offensive today. They are included to provide context and are not the words or opinion of the author. ] “As an industry professional, I eschew the use of the term ‘marijuana’ due to its pejorative, Read more about Don’t Call Cannabis “Marijuana”[…]