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B.C. to restrict sales of flavoured vapour products

The British Columbia government has followed through on a promise to try to stop young people from vaping with regulations that prevent the sale of products that taste like anything but nicotine.

Aurora lays off more staff in restructuring of European operations

Spokeswoman Laura Gallant refuses to specify exactly how many workers or which specific offices are impacted, but says the decision is part of Aurora’s restructuring it announced in February.

UHN to conduct first-ever evidence study on medical cannabis

The University Health Network (UHN) is conducting an observational study to explore the therapeutic effects of medical cannabis for chronic pain, sleep or anxiety in adults. In an industry where standardization is still in its infancy, Dr. Clarke says the study aims to apply the same rigour around medical cannabis that is demanded of any pharmaceutical product.

Featured presentation: Thinking outside the cube

In the presentation, James Eaves, agricultural economist and professor of management at Laval University, takes us through the ins and outs of vertical growing for cannabis cultivation. Eaves shares his experience and lessons learned, and offers some critical pointers on how to successfully grow cannabis vertically. When you’re building from the bottom up, the sky is the limit.

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Editorial: Growing pains

Over the last several months, we’ve seen cannabis corporations that were previously swimming in capital now having to make some tough business decisions as cash flows tighten up and revenues continue to underperform. It’s almost a natural progression for a new industry recovering from the highs of an overexcited market. » Read More

10 design considerations for your cannabis retail store

Cannabis companies venturing into the retail space should put more thought into the look and feel of the store. Put on your designer hats and consider these 10 points when planning your retail store build. » Read More
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Neptune appoints new director of product development

Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. welcomes Eric Gharakhanian as the company’s new Director of Product Development, Health & Wellness Innovations. He brings a wealth of experience developing cleaning and homecare products from The Clorox Company. » Read More