Cannabis News

April 20, 2017

Cannabis Legalization Laws Outlined

Cannabis Act: What it is, and what you need to know This week the official position of the Canadian Government on cannabis legalization came forth.  The proposal states that The Cannabis Act would create a “strict legal framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis” within Canadian borders. Amongst it’s points lies […]

April 13, 2017

What are cannabinoids?

With the rise in popularity of marijuana being used for medicinal purposes, there has been an increase in the amount of questions regarding the benefits and risks, as well a general inquiry as to just what makes cannabis useful from a medicinal point of view.  Well, we’re here to shed some light on the subject. […]

March 20, 2017

Five Facts About CBD You Should Know

When thinking about marijuana most people are unaware of a compound called Cannbidiol (CBD).  They usually associate cannabis with the chemical compound THC, which is the psychoactive ingredient that gets users high. Although THC may present undesirable side effects, depending on the effects a user wants, studies have shown that cannabidiol doesn’t present the same issues.  […]

March 1, 2017

Know Your Cannabis Types

When jumping into the world of medicinal cannabis, the amount of choice you have can be daunting – indica, sativa, hybrids – which do you choose?  Although having such a wide range of options sounds like a good thing, you might find yourself a little overwhelmed saying “there’s so much choice and I have no […]

January 18, 2017

New Report Outlines Effects of Cannabis

A new report on the health risks, benefits and effects of cannabis strongly suggests the benefit of marijuana used for chronic-pain relief. Published by the Health and Medicine Division, part of the U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, the 400 page analysis combed through more than 10,000 scientific studies and came to nearly 100 conclusions.  The […]

December 13, 2016

Marijuana Legalization Gets One Step Closer

Task Force Finalizes Report on Marijuana Legalization As November came to a close, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s promise to legalize marijuana took one step closer to becoming a reality. Members of a nine-member task force finalized its report on recommendations for the government as it weighs a regulatory framework. Although the report has still not […]

November 23, 2016

The Health Benefits of CBD

CBD: Future Medicine? With the idea of marijuana becoming legal in Canada, and its popularity amongst the country’s residents, there are a lot of buzzwords and jargon kicking around these days – one of which is Cannabidiol, or CBD, for short.  Below, you’ll find a brief explanation of just what CBD is, and why you should care. What is […]

October 25, 2016

The Future Marketplace Of Marijuana

Health vs. economy will determine the future of marijuana in Canada The ongoing argument of whether or not marijuana should be legalized in Canada has been lengthy and filled with opinions from both sides, which a recent article published by Global News dug into the different sides of this hot-button-topic, and how it will affect the future of marijuana, and it’s […]

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