Cannabis

Plain Packaging Bad for Cannabis Branding

Cannabis Branding Opportunities Vital for Canadian Cannabis Companies

Liberals Can’t See that Cannabis Branding Is Key to their Goals All indications are that the Canadian federal government’s approach to the cannabis business won’t offer nearly the cannabis branding opportunities many hope for. No doubt a blow to the big Licensed Producers (LP’s), this is even more vexing to the budding (pun totally intended!) but less well-funded …

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Licensed Producer Cannabis Recall

Canadian Licensed Producer Cannabis Recalls – Sign of a System Working?

Second Licensed Producer Cannabis Recall in 2 Months Last week’s recall by Oranigram/Aurora was the second major cannabis recall in 8 weeks for the banned pesticide Myclobutanil. Technically a fungicide, Myclobutanil is ok to eat (they say!) but is nasty if ingested via combustion (smoking) – the products of combustion include hydrogen cyanide (HCN). HCN …

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Task force on cannabis

I give an A- to the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

Task Force on Cannabis Got it Mostly Right Last week’s release of the report by the Canadian government’s Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation largely took a public health approach, which is appropriate given both the initial terms of reference and the evidence they gathered throughout the process. It was heartening to see the government …

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Canadian Government Task Force Report on Cannabis

Canadian Task Force Recommends Minimum Age for Cannabis of 18

The Canadian Government Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation just released its report titled “A Framework for the Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis in Canada“. Editor’s note: Interesting that they have started using the term “cannabis” over “marijuana”. Highlights of the recommendations: Limit sales to those 18 and over Severely limit cannabis advertising Allow public possession of …

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