Canadian marijuana legal October 17th
legalization

Government Assures Enough Weed Come October 17th

Government has Assured Canadians There Will be Enough Weed for Sale come October 17th On October 17th, recreational use of marijuana will be legal in Canada. But some people are worried that there won’t be enough federally licensed weed shops to meet demand on opening day. The government says not to worry. There will be

Read More »
Effects of Cannabis
Marijuana News

Marijuana Research in Canada to Determine the Effects of Cannabis

Marijuana Research in Canada to Determine the Effects of Cannabis A lot of people are pretty happy that they’ll soon be able to smoke pot in public (without getting into trouble). But not everyone is completely comfortable with legalization, given how little we actually know about the safety of marijuana consumption and effects of cannabis.

Read More »
marijuana statistics
Cannabis Profile

Marijuana statistics provided by StatsCan

Marijuana statistics provided by StatsCan Marijuana may not be fully legalized until July at the earliest, but tens of thousands of Canadians are already telling Statistics Canada how much they pay for the drug.  There is some surprising information in these marijuana statistics for some. The federal agency’s crowdsourced StatsCannabis platform tracks the price per

Read More »
canada to create an alternative for alcohol
Marijuana and Alcohol

Canada brews to create an alternative for traditional beer

Scientists in a small Ontario laboratory are testing enzymes and experimenting with fermentation. Their techniques are not new, but their focus is a first. They are developing what is being described as the world’s first beer brewed from cannabis to create an alternative for traditional alcohol beverages. Most cannabis beers on the market are brewed from

Read More »
LPs ontario
legalization

LPs yet to sign contracts to supply Ontario

With 10 weeks to go until marijuana legalization, Global News cannot find any evidence that any cannabis has been ordered from licences producers  (LPs) for Ontario consumers. A survey of news releases for investors issued by five major licenced producers (LPs) going back to last year shows contracts large and small with most provinces, but

Read More »
powdery mildew
Cannabis Profile

Powdery mildew, and why is it bad

Definition – What does Powdery Mildew mean? Powdery mildew is a fungal disease that affects a wide range of plants, including cannabis plants. This disease is caused by multiple different species of fungi in the order of Erysiphales, with Podosphaera xanthii(a.k.a. Sphaerotheca fuliginea) being the most commonly reported cause. Erysiphe cichoracearum was formerly reported to

Read More »