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Costs of Becoming a Medical Cannabis Producer Skyrocket as Health Canada Drops a Bombshell

Jay Alexander
Health Canada is taking additional steps to protect the integrity of the current medical cannabis system. While many industry insiders suggest the new changes are simply another move disguised to prevent new entries to the medical cannabis market in Canada. On May 8, 2019 the processes, and costs associated with......
Cannabis Legal News Science

Cannabis in Canadian Jails: Canadian Inmate Access To Organic Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Exist

Jay Alexander
Medical cannabis has been legal for a while now, but what about in the slammer? We wanted to learn a little bit more about if, and how inmates with medical cannabis prescriptions gain access to their product. Stephanie, the Correction Service of Canada’s Communication Manager was kind enough to take......
Science

Shoppers Drug Mart Brings Medical Cannabis to Alberta

Jay Alexander
Shoppers Drug Mart, a Loblaws company with over 1300 locations across Canada has opened it’s second online cannabis distribution outlet, this time focused on Western Canadians, specifically Albertans. Alberta is known to be one of Canada’s open areas for medical cannabis consumption as reported by Health Canada: Canada 17,334 19,983......
General News Science

Natural Health Services Hacked, Leaks Canadian Medical Patient Data

Jay Alexander
With cannabis legalization comes greater responsibility on cannabis users, but also the businesses catering to the cannabis community. Topics trending in 2019 focus on end user responsibilities, but what about the clinics, dispensaries and services who hold and store personalized information on you and me? It’s too late for the......
General News News Science

Health Canada Gives Shoppers Drug Mart The Okay To Sell Medical Cannabis

Jay Alexander
Health Canada has given Shoppers Drug Mart the go-ahead to sell medical cannabis online to licensed patients. The Medical Cannabis by Shoppers Drug Mart website was live as of December 8, 2018 at 4:20 pm, although they are not yet selling merchandise, and no expected date has been released. Shoppers Drug......
Science

Cannabis Topicals, Oils and Lotions – Welcome to the Dawn of Healthy Cannabis Alternatives

Pat Chilo
Cannabis has a variety of uses and benefits. How it is consumed or used is still rolling through an exploratory phase. The most common consumption method is often associated with smoking. Unfortunately, if you weren’t aware, smoking any carcinogen is certainly bad for your health. Yes, vaporizers can reduce smoke......
Science

Cannabis for Nausea?

Pat Chilo
Scientists who study marijuana and its compounds will be the first to tell you that the research into the matter is extremely new. There are over 100 cannabinoid compounds that make up the multi-use plant, and many of those components have not been directly researched or explored. Although, studies conducted......