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UHN to conduct first-ever evidence study on medical cannabis

In an industry where standardization is still in its infancy, this real-world evidence study aims to apply the same rigour around medical cannabis that is demanded of any pharmaceutical product. “We need the evidence to help us in prescribing the appropriate validated product, at the right dose, for the right patient,” says lead researcher.

Cannabis NB reports $1.4M in profits due to cost cuts, price negotiations

Cannabis NB says total sales for the three-month period ending June 28 were $16.3 million – up almost 79 per cent from the same period last year. CEO Patrick Parent says the turnaround is the result of aggressive cost-cutting measures, renegotiating prices with suppliers and the addition of weekly promotions.

Ontario’s private pot shops upset about giving up delivery and curbside pickup

Ontario’s private cannabis stores will have to give up offering delivery and curbside pickup starting July 15 – and they’re not happy about it. “Thirty per cent of my business is curbside, so it certainly will impact us in a negative way,” said Helene Vassos, the owner of two Canvas Cannabis stores in Toronto.
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Second Cup parent company opens first dispensary

Mississauga, Ont.-based Aegis Brands says it welcomed guests to a Hemisphere Cannabis Co. location in mid-town Toronto. The location was previously home to a Second Cup and will be joined by six more dispensaries Aegis has planned to open in Toronto, Orleans, Ont. and Ottawa in the coming months. » Read More

The end zone: the role of root oxygen in plant performance

Cannabis growers are well aware of the importance of oxygen for cannabis production – both for quality and quantity – but we should understand the dynamics of oxygen and how proper levels of dissolved oxygen in water can impact the plant and its performance. » Read More