From the Editor: Taking on the industry in strides

From the Editor: Taking on the industry in strides

It’s hard to believe, but on October 17, 2021, it’ll be three years since cannabis was legalized in Canada. Think about it; only three years ago, one could be fined, or have to serve jail time, if they were caught using, growing, or selling cannabis-based products...
Niagara College gets hemp cultivation licence

Niagara College gets hemp cultivation licence

Niagara College’s Commercial Cannabis Production program is now licensed to cultivate industrial hemp. With this new licence approval from Health Canada, the program curriculum can expand to include hands-on learning and academic research opportunities for hemp...
StainSecure 2.0 to emphasize collaboration and transparency

StainSecure 2.0 to emphasize collaboration and transparency

TruTrace Technologies, developer of the StrainSecure blockchain platform, has announced a system upgrade. StrainSecure 2.0 is said to have new features to engage with all players across the cannabis industry’s supply chain. Highlights of the new platform include an...
Lessons to the world on Canada’s legalization

Lessons to the world on Canada’s legalization

In October 2018, Canada became the first G20 country to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. Over the past three years, the province of Ontario – to name just one Canadian jurisdiction – has moved away from having a significantly under-serviced retail market to...