Founded by Pete Young, one of the few original marijuana activists, INDIVA comes from a rich history and deep roots of fighting for the right to use cannabis as medicine. Pete’s journey started back in the 1980’s and now, his company is licensed to produce cannabis legally by the Canadian federal government. Continue reading “Indiva – Company Overview”
Marijuana has long been in the crosshairs of politics and medicine/science. Until recently and since the U.S. government started ordering states to label it as poison back in 1906, it was perceived as just that. However, the healing powers of cannabis were not forgotten as an alternative medicine. Continue reading “Marijuana: An Alternative Medicine”
The competition is tough in the cannabis industry as companies partner up, expand, research, innovate, and increase their production. This week, Hydropothecary partners with Segra, Tetra’s PPP001 receives Orphan Drug Designation, Aurora plans to export to Australia for research, and more! Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Hydropotechary partners with Segra, Valens Groworks begins productions, and more!”
Whistler Medical Marijuana Corporation (Whistler Medical Marijuana or WMMC) is a licensed producer of medical marijuana operating in Whistler, British Columbia. The company provides dried marijuana as well as live plants and cannabis oils to patients as stipulated by Canada’s ACMPR. Whistler boasts of being the first licensed producer of 100% certified organic cannabis in Canada. Continue reading “Whistler Medical Marijuana – Company Overview”
One of the most profound findings that were made in the 1980s is that our bodies have a system of receptors, enzymes and endocannabinoids called the endogenous cannabinoid system (ECS or Endocannabinoid System). This articles explores and explains the system and how it interacts with our bodies and marijuana.
This week, even more developments point to cannabis inevitably going global. The more the cannabis industry expands and develops the more legitimate Canada’s cannabis industry will become in the rest of the world’s gaze (and deservedly so). This past week, WeedMD entered the cannabis drink business, Organigram gets its phase 2 expansion approved, and more! Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Organigram expands production, WeedMD enters Cannabis infused drink market, and more!”
For the 20th edition of our weekly licensed producers series, we take a look at Peace Naturals Project Inc. (“Peace Naturals”), a fully-owned subsidiary of Cronos Group. The company is licensed to produce and distribute medical marijuana. Read on to learn about its management, facilities, products and more. Continue reading “Peace Naturals Project – Company Overview”
A common question for new patients, potheads, and others in the industry is how do marijuana and hemp differ. Although both come from the same family of plants, they can be quite different. This article explores the important and subtle differences between the two plants. Continue reading “What is the difference between marijuana (cannabis) and hemp?”
You won’t want to miss out on this week’s roundup. This week’s developments in the cannabis industry range from the usual license application and acquisitions all the way to the first pot share ever listed on a US stock exchange for the Cronos Group! Let’s get to it.
For the 19th edition of our licensed producer series, we zoom in on WeedMD Inc. Federally licensed for the first time on April 28, 2017, WeedMD is quickly becoming one of the most important players in the game.