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1 month until marijuana legalization: Is Canada ready?

1 month until marijuana legalization: Is Canada ready? In exactly one month, recreational marijuana will be legal in Canada – but will the country be ready for it? Lindsay Blackett with the Canadian Cannabis Chamber of Commerce joined Shaye Ganam to talk about the many challenges that still need to be addressed, including roadside tests, […]

How to Tap Global Markets: Calgary Cannabis Startups Lead the Way

As Calgarians aim to grow the economy into different industries, Cannabis has become a major opportunity for startups. In fact, Cannabis is set to outpace soda sales in Canada by 2020. Calgary Cannabis startups are leading this birth of a new industry by leveraging global connections to ensure their place on the world stage. Join […]

On the Dangers of Monopolies in the Cannabis Industry

On the Dangers of Monopolies in the Cannabis Industry By Lindsay Blackett Allowing an unfettered monopoly in any industry is harmful to consumers, producers and the industry as a whole. This notion applies equally to Canada’s nascent cannabis industry.  There are many Licensed Producer (LP) applicants and existing small-scale producers who live in a constant […]

Globe & Mail: Alberta poised to lead Canada’s retail cannabis sector

Toronto cannabis retailer Fire & Flower relocated its headquarters to Edmonton in February. Fire & Flower has applied for 37 cannabis store licences in Alberta, the maximum currently allowed, and plans to open stores in every province where private shops are permitted. Moving to the provincial capital positioned Fire & Flower in “one of the […]

We believe that access for patients and legal-age adults to safe and high-quality Cannabis and Cannabis products is an essential right in a free market economy. We believe that Cannabis and Cannabis products must be affordable and supported by meaningful education and awareness in order to increase the likelihood that the Black and Grey Markets will successfully be eliminated.

We believe in the necessity of creating awareness for all generations of the many medicinal and wellness-centric benefits of Cannabis as an effective lifestyle product. We believe in the power of innovative technologies and processes that increase the access of legal-aged consumers, while simultaneously reducing the cost for regulated Cannabis. We believe in ensuring a fair market environment for the innovation of new cannabis products, thereby increasing access for the benefit of all Canadians.