Cannabis News

July 13, 2017

July News

New LP’s! We’re excited to announce the newest additions to our team of Licensed Producers: Organigram and MedReleaf! They join our existing LP’s Tweed Main Street and Emblem. With these new LP’s we hope to bring our patients a greater range of product as well as larger stock levels. Read more about our LP’s here. […]

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 […]