Tag: Canada


Canopy Growth Buys Acreage for $3.4 Billion

Canopy Growth Corp agreed to buy Acreage Holdings Inc. for $3.4 billion in a massive cross-border cannabis deal that’s conditional on the U.S. eventually legalizing cannabis for recreational use. Canopy, the world’s largest cannabis company, will initially pay $300 million in cash to shareholders of New York-based Acreage, the companies […]

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Canadian Users of Legalized Cannabis Could Face Lifetime Bans From US, Warns Top Trump Border Official

As Canada prepares to legalize cannabis nationwide beginning October 17th, a high-level official in the Trump administration says the United States will now start implementing possible lifetime bans on Canadian citizens who are cannabis users, industry workers, or investors. In an extensive interview with Politico, Todd Owen, the executive assistant […]

Business World

Canadian Business to Provide Cannabis Delivery

A  Canadian courier company with experience delivering medical cannabis will be bringing recreational weed to Islanders once it is legalized next month. P.E.I. Liquor Control Commission spokesman Zach Currie confirmed shipping company Purolator has been chosen to provide home delivery for recreational cannabis in the province. Purolator submitted one of […]


Ontario Government Will Turn To Private Retailers To Sell Cannabis

The Ontario government is turning to private retailers to sell marijuana in stores come October, shifting policy dramatically less than three months before Canada legalizes recreational use. Provincial Finance Minister Vic Fedeli and Attorney-General Caroline Mulroney are expected to make an announcement as early as next week outlining in broad […]


How High Is Too High To Drive?

While its legalization of cannabis is a progressive move, the Canadian government will introduce ‘impaired driving’ laws BEFORE doing any research on how to measure impairment. On July 3 2018, Canada’s federal government announced its plan to earmark nearly C$1-million (~R10-million) towards research on cannabis-impaired driving. The Centre for Addiction […]

Oregon Governor Kate Brown Large Donation Canadian Cannabis Company
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Oregon Governor Kate Brown Receives Large Donation From a Canadian-Backed Cannabis Company

Incumbent Governor Kate Brown is continuing post-primary fundraising that has pushed her far ahead of her chief opponent in the November general election, state Representative Knute Buehler (R-Bend). Recently, Governor Brown reported new contributions from California philanthropist Steve Silberstein ($50,000), David Cornfield, a retired early Microsoft employee who lives in […]