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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

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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

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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

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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

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Feds yet to pass guidelines that may prohibit pilots and crews

OTTAWA – Legal recreational marijuana goes on sale across the country on October 17, but Canada’s airline industry says it has not yet been given any directive from the federal government about how to deal with the effects of legalization on its pilots and crews.  Legislation to prohibit pilots and crews from marijuana once legalized has

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Dry Leaf Marijuana Now Available in Pennsylvania

“Dry leaf” Marijuana Now Available in Scranton PA A medical marijuana dispensary in Scranton is among 16 around the state now offering the drug in dry leaf form. Patients were lined up here before the place even opened Wednesday morning. Many did not want to be identified. “Dry leaf in PA is a big deal

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