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Senators approve Bill C-45 with dozens of amendments

The Senate has approved the Trudeau government's landmark legislation to lift Canada's 95-year-old prohibition on recreational cannabis – but with nearly four dozen amendments that the government may not entirely accept.

Word of caution to cannabis firms

The former chair of the federal cannabis taskforce is warning the industry to play by the rules when recreational marijuana is legalized.

Organigram gets Health Canada OK to expand cultivation

Organigram Holdings Inc., a licensed producer of medical marijuana based in Moncton, N.B., has received an expanded cultivation license from Health Canada related to its previously announced Phase 3 expansion.
Cannabis Industry

Cannabis industry hopeful for private retail model in Ontario

Doug Ford's new conservative Ontario government is creating renewed optimism in the cannabis industry particularly on the prospects of increased private business participation in one of the fastest growing industry in Canada. » Read More

Aurora inks supply deal with Ascent Industries

Aurora Cannabis Inc. has signed a cannabis flower and trim supply agreement with Ascent Industries' wholly-owned subsidiary, Agrima Botanicals Corp., a licensed producer of medical cannabis under the Health Canada's Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. » Read More
Growth Strategies

Growth strategies for cannabis

Commercial horticultural crops have basically two stages of growth. The vegetative growth phase is where roots, shoots and branches are produced. This growth is needed for the plant to establish itself and have enough leaf area to carry out adequate photosynthesis. » Read More


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