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October 22, 2019

The skinny on topicals: What you need to know about cannabis 2.0

Cannabis-infused brownies, CBD-based hand creams and cannabis vaping products are now legal in Canada, but eager consumers will have to wait until at least mid-December – and the province with the most licensed pot shops is signalling that early 2020 is more realistic.

B.C. solicitor general wants regional growth from cannabis market

Mike Farnworth said that while provinces are responsible for retail operations and enforcement, the licensed production of cannabis, including edibles, is decided by the federal government and any changes to regulations will become apparent after the federal election.

Ontario Cannabis Store to consult private sector for pot distribution

The Crown corporation’s CEO said in a statement that the agency will consult with federally licensed producers and retail store owners later this month on the possible change.
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A year after legalization, lack of retail shops puts damper on sales

And as the country marks one year since legalization on Oct. 17 and prepares for new pot products such as topicals and edibles to hit shelves, cannabis stocks have come down from their highs as licensed producers miss their revenue targets – the blame for which some companies have put on the scant number of retail stores, particularly in Ontario. » Read More
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Beyond our borders

Under the regulations, any holder of a federal licence is authorized to import or export cannabis for medical or scientific purposes provided that they obtain a permit for each shipment of cannabis that is imported or exported. The fact that a permit must be obtained for “each shipment” explains in part why the import and export of cannabis from Canada is more limited than many would think. » Read More

Cannabis Expo – Winnipeg

November 1-3, 2019
Location: RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Man.
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Cannabis Consumer & Business Expo

November 22-24, 2019
Location: Toronto, Ontario
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Cannabis Expo Ottawa

November 22-24, 2019
Location: Shaw Centre, Ottawa
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