Monthly Archives: November 2019

Cannabis Canada: Cronos, Aleafia and MediPharm among pot companies reporting quarterly results

Regulators call on pot industry to improve governance amid financial conflicts  Canadian securities regulators are calling on companies in the cannabis industry to strengthen their governance and disclosure practices to ensure investors are aware of potential conflicts of interest for executives and directors relating to M&A activity. The staff notice issued Tuesday [PDF] by the Canadian Securities Administrators, an […]

Drake is going into business with a Canadian cannabis firm

San Francisco (CNN Business)Cannabis, so hot right now.The burgeoning North American cannabis industry — and, notably, the booming hemp-derived CBD sector — has become a red-carpet-like affair with celebrities and athletes signing on to pitch one brand or another. On Thursday, Aubrey Drake Graham, best known as hip-hop artist Drake, partnered with Canadian cannabis giant Canopy […]

‘Playing with fire’: What to know if you’re getting on a flight with cannabis

Flying within Canada with cannabis isn’t against the rules — but it may not be the smartest decision, according to an immigration lawyer. The issue arose this week when a domestic Air Canada flight from Toronto to Vancouver was diverted to Seattle. Some passengers on the flight reportedly raised concerns about whether they would be penalized for […]

Skinny Pot: Could Weight-Loss Weed Be Next?

Vape pen manufacturers are constantly coming up with new ways to try and entice potential customers, using everything from flavorful terpenes to mood-specific highs to draw people in. A couple years ago, when the erotic website Suicide Girls launched Zero, a specialty cartridge, it got a lot of attention — even for a marijuana vape marketed by […]