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November 12, 2019

Health Canada ‘actively monitoring’ U.S. vaping illness breakthrough

Health Canada spokesman Eric Morrissette says vitamin E acetate is not allowed in Canadian cannabis vaping products. Still, he says Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada are “actively monitoring the vaping illness situation.”

Manitoba to introduce ban of edibles in public places

Justice Minister Cliff Cullen said Nov. 5 the Progressive Conservative government will introduce a bill in the legislature before mid-December to ban the public consumption of recreational cannabis in all its forms. Manitoba’s current public-consumption law mentions only smoking or vaping, leaving the door open to oils, sprays and other forms of cannabis that have been available since legalization last year.

Canadian colleges join forces for cannabis education and research

Five Canadian colleges have announced a new consortium dedicated to further Canada’s growing cannabis industry. A memorandum of understanding was announced Nov. 6 stating the colleges’ intentions to advance education and research around the cannabis market, the establishment of subject matter experts and the pursuit of shared funding for applied research.
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More Life

Drake launches cannabis brand with Canopy Growth

On Nov. 7, the More Life Growth Company was announced as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation. Based in Drake’s hometown of Toronto, the More Life brand is centred around wellness, personal growth and “the hope of facilitating connections and shared experiences around the globe.” » Read More
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Figr offers new program for the craft cultivator

In addition to helping them secure their individual hemp cultivation licences, the Figr Craft Cultivator program helps farmers in Southwestern Ontario (near its Simcoe-based facility) to diversify their crop and enter into the CBD market. » Read More

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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