Tag: business

  • Cannabis Industry Reaches Out to Business Lobby Group

    With legalization stampeding ahead, many long-term cannabis activists are very concerned about unnecessary regulations and over-taxation.  A report issued this month by a task force has informed the federal government about the current situation and made a series of recommendations that contain good, bad and ugly suggestions that the Liberals will take into consideration when […]

  • International Cannabis Business Conference coming to Vancouver

    This summer has seen more Cannabis Conventions, Meetings, Conferences and Expo’s than any other in the Canadian past. The promise of cannabis legalization has everyone from the consistent consumer to the prospective producer humming about its potentials. While the Canadian government Cannabis Task Force is preparing to release it’s recommendations, there is still little more than […]

  • Publishers Note: Dispense the Digest!

    Ted Smith This coming fall, everyone with the Cannabis Digest will be proud to be getting ready to print the publication’s 50th issue. With so much happening in the cannabis scene, it is exciting to have the opportunity to document the changes as we shift from prohibition to legalization. We feel our newspaper has a […]

  • Insurers Move to Include Canadian Cannabis Businesses

    Courtland Sandover-Sly Hey, you! Yes, you. Did you know that marijuana-related businesses qualify for employee benefits? Or property and casualty insurance? Things sure are changing fast in Canada these days, and there are some important opportunities you should know about. To answer the first question: Yes, companies in Canada have already obtained and put into […]

  • Chinese Hemp Company to Build Factory in Alberta

    By Diane Walsh If you are an investor and have a firm eye on the hemp industry in Western or Central Canada, this might just be the ideal time to jump in with both feet. Alberta Knee Deep in Hemp Alberta appears poised to be a leader for hemp firms which are diversifying processing and […]

  • Smoking Out Toronto : Activists fighting for the right to smoke in Canada’s biggest city

    This summer, the Toronto cannabis scene has been like no other. Almost every week there is some event, show, or court case held somewhere in and around the city. While these don’t always make the news, this past summer saw two situations that went mainstream. These would be the Superior Court Case of Matt Mernagh, […]

  • Review: The Union

    By Jimmy Nguyễn Hoàng Duy Documentaries usually have the ability to put viewers asleep in the blink of an eye, unless they’re made with a focus on entertaining over informing. The Union: The Business Behind Getting High, has assembled the right ingredients to make a rare documentary that blends in-depth information with absorbing entertainment. Locally […]