Cannabinoids are complex compounds found in the marijuana plant and to date, researchers have found that there are over 110 different cannabinoids. Cannabinoids communicate with receptors found throughout the bodyThis article explores some of the most commonly detected cannabinoids: THC, CBD, CBN, and CBG. Continue reading “Cannabinoids – Quick Overview (THC, CBD, CBN, and CBG)”
Just like last week, provinces have continued to gear up for the recreational market and the medical cannabis industry will not be stopped in their efforts towards innovation and medical cannabis research. This week, pot plants were high in the sky (literally), BC Tweed gets licensed and 60 Canadian licensed producers were gathered in the same room at the same time. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: BC Tweed licensed, Sunniva to supply Canopy, PUF inks another deal, and more”
THC BioMed Ltd. (“THC”) is a Kelowna, BC producer founded on January 14, 2015, through a reverse takeover that involved the shareholders of THC Meds Inc. and THC BioMed Ltd. THC received its ACMPR licenses to sell and cultivate medical cannabis in 2016. THC owns 100% of a products packaging company called Clone Shipper LLC. and operates a 20,000 square foot facility in Kelowna, British Colombia.
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Did you know that live cannabis plants do not contain THC? Well, at least not as much as it is generally believed. In essence, cannabis plants produce an acidic pre-cursor to THC in their trichomes called THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) – only traces of THC are found in live plants. As a result, THCA is the most abundant cannabinoid in cannabis and can account up to 35% of the weight of dried cannabis buds. Continue reading “What is THCA? – Complete Overview”
As the Canadian marijuana industry prepares for the recreational market, the news has arrived that the legalization has been postponed. Meanwhile, the medical cannabis industry is still continuously developing as Manitoba awards its retail licenses and Quebec secures its supply for the massive recreational market. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Legalization Postponed, QC and MB secure supply, and more”
CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (CanniMed) is a licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis under Health Canada’s ACMPR program. CanniMed Ltd was established in 2013 to act as the marketing and distribution arm of its parent company, Prairie Plant Systems. It was the first company to be licensed to sell directly to patients. Continue reading “Company Overview: CanniMed Therapeutics Inc.”
There is a plethora of proof that shows driving while drunk is very dangerous and often leads to accidents, some of which can be fatal. In the same breath, research finds that being high while driving is likely to slow down reaction times which can lead to dangerous situations, therefore it is not recommended. It is important to remember that certain marijuana strains or solutions (oils or capsules) can be as sedating as opioids. Continue reading “Marijuana and Driving – Complete Overview”
This week’s roundup contains news on developments ranging from new medical cannabis products and trials to outdoor cannabis growth and more. This week, we focus on MedReleaf’s new adult brand, Harvest One’s new expansion plans and important developments for Tetra Bio-Pharma. All the while, Canada’s cannabis industry prepares for the upcoming adult-use recreational market.
Agripharm is one of the oldest in the industry, first being licensed in 2014 for its Creemore, Ontario facility to cultivate medical cannabis. The company has been acquired twice since then and has obtained its license to sell dried cannabis as well as produce and cultivate cannabis oils. Agripharm is now part of Canopy Growth Corp.
With a general increase in the use of cannabis for both medical and recreational reasons, it always comes a time when you can’t help but wonder; just how long does it take for THC to be released from the body? This guide explores the different factors impacting just how long THC will remain in your body.