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Ontario considers cannabis lounges, cafes as part of future open market

Premier Doug Ford’s government said it is considering allowing cannabis lounges and cafes as it moves toward an open market for pot in the province, and is asking the public to weigh in on the proposal.

Safety lessons cannabis growers need to know

From a health and safety perspective, being in an emerging industry offers unique benefits and challenges. On one hand, your workplace and your people are starting fresh; learning as you go and fueled by a desire to succeed. But starting fresh can also mean travelling through uncharted territory.

Canopy Growth leases vineyard to Niagara College

Canopy Growth Corp. is looking to cultivate stronger relations with Niagara College. On Feb. 10, the company announced that it will be leasing its Niagara-on-the-Lake vineyard property to Niagara College’s Teaching Winery.
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Cannabis 2.0 offers window into pot returns policies and challenges

Because companies and provincial cannabis distributors track returns differently and don’t always disclose data, it’s hard to know how common returns are, but experts say returns are more often an issue between retailers and wholesalers than consumer complaints. » Read More

Experts predict more cannabis layoffs and executive departures this year

The predictions come in the wake of Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s announcement Feb. 6 that it would be slashing 500 staff jobs. Aurora’s news was preceded by Tilray Inc. saying it would lay off 10 per cent of its workforce in a bid to cut costs and Sundial Growers axing some of its workforce. » Read More

Nextleaf Solutions acquires new technology for cannabis beverages

Extraction company Nextleaf Solutions Ltd. has recently acquired the intellectual property for a new water-soluble technology for cannabis beverages. » Read More

Cannabis Expo Calgary

March 27 - March 29, 2020
Location: BMO Centre, Stampede Park, Calgary, Alta.
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Grower Day EAST 2020

June 16 - 17, 2020
Location: St. Catharines, Ont.
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Grower Day WEST 2020

June 23 - June 24, 2020
Location: Abbotsford, British Columbia
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