Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Will Supply Medical Marijuana To Italy

The post Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Will Supply Medical Marijuana To Italy appeared first on High Times. Canadian company Aurora Cannabis Inc. announced yesterday that it will begin supplying medical cannabis to Italy. Aurora Cannabis will export medical marijuana through its German-based subsidiary Pedanios GmbH. This new deal could mark an […]

Sunrise Genetics Partners With RPC, Begins Genetic Testing in Canada

Sunrise Genetics, Inc., the parent company of Marigene and Hempgene, announced their partnership with New Brunswick Research & Productivity Council (RPC) this week, according to a press release. The company has been working in the United States for a few years now doing genomic sequencing and genetic research based in […]

German Media Reports Dramatic Increase in Cannabis Patients Covered by Insurance

German media is now reporting that in the first 10 months of medical cannabis reform, over 13,000 applications for medical cannabis have been received by the largest three public health insurance companies. Most of the applications were received (and processed) by AOK who received 7,600 applications. Barmer received 3,200 applications. […]

The Great Cannabis Branding Conundrum in Europe

Cannabranding is buzzy. In the United States and in Canada, it is a vertical that is developing fast along with the multi-billion dollar legitimizing cannabis market. In both the United States and Canada, digital marketing to promote brands is a hot topic. Social media has firmly rolled over traditional advertising […]

Canada’s First Nations Demand Say In Cannabis Economy

The post Canada’s First Nations Demand Say In Cannabis Economy appeared first on High Times. Amid the controversies about federal versus provincial control of the cannabis biz, as Canada prepares for legalization, another jurisdictional issue has emerged. At the annual meeting of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) in Ottawa December 6, […]

Tikun Olam Expands to Washington, D.C.

Today, Tikun Olam announced their expansion into the Washington, D.C. market. Partnering with the cultivator, Alternative Solutions, they will license them to grow, manufacture and distribute Tikun-branded products. Tikun Olam is an international cannabis company with roots in Israel, where they are working in clinical trials to produce strains targeting […]

Shape Of Canada’s New Cannabis Market Hangs In Balance

The post Shape Of Canada’s New Cannabis Market Hangs In Balance appeared first on High Times. Pretty ironic timing. Just as Canada is moving toward legal cannabis, dispensaries are coming under more legal pressure and being forced to shut down—most recently in Toronto. Last week, the city’s Cannabis Culture outlet—which had been targeted […]

To Curb Black Market, Canada Plans To Sell Grams Of Marijuana For Only $7.77

As Canada gears up to legalize marijuana in July of next year, Ottawa agreed to sell weed at $7.77 a gram—$10 in Canadian dollars—which will only add to the country’s deficit. The Canadian government announced that provinces will receive 75 percent of the tax revenues to help cover the costs of […]

European Cannabis News Roundup 2017 And Predictions For 2018

Europe saw big developments on the cannabis front all year. This includes country-by-country developments that include legalization of medical use and even plans to begin domestic production, no matter how delayed such plans have turned out to be. By far the most interesting market developments were in Germany all year. […]

Canada To Sell Marijuana In Liquor Stores Once Legalized In 2018

One province in Canada has decided to sell its marijuana in liquor stores. Nova Scotia, a province on Canada’s eastern shore, announced on Thursday that the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation, its sole alcohol distributor, would sell the drug in its stores and on its website once Canada legalizes weed in […]