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From purses to pot: Industry execs warn against knock-off cannabis products

Counterfeiters are setting up shop in the cannabis market with increasing availability of knock-off cannabis products with packaging that’s made to look like it came from a licensed producer.

Ontario gets rid of retail lottery system, looks to add more stores

Ontario's legal cannabis retail scene will become better equipped to compete with the black market starting next month, the government said Dec. 12 as it announced it was doing away with the province's controversial licence lottery system.

Canadians spent $908M at cannabis stores since legalization, StatCan says

Stats Can said Canadians spent $24 per capita on non-medical cannabis between October 2018 and September 2019. As the number of physical stores increased, the share of online sales dropped from 43.4 per cent in October 2018 to 5.9 per cent in September 2019.
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Corporate governance an emerging priority for Canadian cannabis firms

Good governance may be emerging as among the highest priorities in 2020, as organizations get a better handle on operational processes and develop more effective metrics and key performance indicators (KPI). This was a highlight of a panel discussing the Canadian cannabis market outlook for 2020, held at this year’s MJBiz Conference in Las Vegas. » Read More
Pot of wisdom

Pot of wisdom

Oregon and Canada have long shared historical roots in our beloved cannabis industry. Max White, director of cultivation at Aroma Cannabis, shares his perspective as well as offer my two-cents on what Canada can learn from my experience navigating Oregon’s rollercoaster “cannabliss” industry. » Read More

Fluent Beverages launches first of its CBD-infused drinks

Fluent Beverages, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tilray’s High Park Company and Labatt Breweries’ AB InBev, announced on Dec. 11 that it has launched a new non-alcoholic CBD-infused beverage brand called Everie as part of its portfolio of cannabis products. » Read More

Lift & Co.

January 9-11, 2020
Location:Vancouver Convention Centre
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