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Tilray to close Nanaimo office and facility months after Aphria merger

The company says in an email that it is closing the facilities to optimize operational efficiencies and save costs following the merger. The company did not share how many workers will be impacted by the closures.

Hexo Corp. achieves carbon neutrality

The Ontario-based licensed producer announced that is offsetting 100 per cent of its operational carbon emissions in addition to the personal emissions of its 1,200 employees. This is a goal that was originally set last June when it announced its partnership with Vancouver-based company, Offsetters.

Study links severe intoxications in children with cannabis legalization

Recently, the Cannabis Council of Canada (C3) published its own letter to the editor for the Clinical Toxicology journal rebuking the results of the study, saying it “contained significant flaws leading to inaccurate conclusions.”
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From the Editor: Taking on the industry in strides

Only three years ago, one could be fined, or have to serve jail time, if they were caught using, growing, or selling cannabis-based products (unless for approved, medicinal purposes). Today, I can walk down the street in Toronto, pass five different cannabis dispensaries and think nothing of it. » Read More

Fire & Flower acquires PotGuide and Wikileaf for $16M

Hifyre Inc., which is the retailer’s wholly-owned data and analytics platform, is looking to leverage these new acquisitions to expand its virtual presence and the company’s e-commerce revenue channels. » Listen now
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Marijuana Horticulture Fundamentals

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Niagara College gets hemp cultivation licence

With this new licence approval from Health Canada, the program curriculum can expand to include hands-on learning and academic research opportunities for hemp cultivation. Students will study plant genetics, seeding and germination, flower identification, harvesting and drying hemp. » Read more

MSO Growth & Consolidation Conference

Sept. 21, 2021
New York, NY and online
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European Medical Cananbis Conference

Sept. 21, 2021
Berlin, Germany and online
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Lift & Co. Expo 2021

Nov. 18-21, 2021
Toronto, ON
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