October 2018

A popular donair shop in Halifax expects a boost in business following cannabis legalization on Oct. 17, thanks to customers with the munchies. “I can’t think of what else you’d rather eat,” said Nicholas Nahas, owner of King of Donair. “I don’t see many people craving a salad after they’ve had a few tokes.” Trivago Magazine named Halifax as one […]

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“No cannabis at border crossings.” The signs posted on the Canadian side of Ontario’s Thousand Islands crossing into the United States couldn’t be more clear. They’re punctuated with a logo featuring a pot leaf inside a red circle with a red slash through it. It’s a reminder that even though Canada enters a brave new […]

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Interested in the marijuana business industry? NJ Cannabis Insider is a premium intelligence briefing that features exclusive weekly content geared toward entrepreneurs, lawyers and realtors. View a sample issue. With demand for medical marijuana surging in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy in July called for a doubling of the state’s program, from six dispensaries to as many as […]

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A marijuana microbusiness called Hothouse Holyoke, started by a two former teachers who moved to Massachusetts from Texas, is among the first class of an “accelerator” program seeking to boost cannabis-focused companies. Sira Naturals, the company behind several Massachusetts marijuana dispensaries, launched a 12-week accelerator program that provides small-scale businesses with access to lab technology, […]

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The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board took many marijuana businesses aback on October 3 when it announced that cannabis-infused products that may appeal to children—gummy candies, lollipops and/or brightly colored products—will be prohibited from sale. Manufacturers and retailers alike expressed concern that they were not given adequate warning about what the board is calling a […]

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (the “Company” or “Abattis“) (CSE:ATT) (OTC:ATTBF) is pleased to announce an update on our recent product line addition of three new vaporizers. Currently, the VB-1, VB-2, CA-2 and the KB-1 have now been made available for purchase through our website Abattis.com. Our vaporizers […]

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At the end of the business this coming Tuesday, the 60 employees of the Original Farm’s two stores start a paid vacation while their employer closes the business to wait for provincial approval to sell cannabis. Allan Lingwood, compliance officer for the company, is optimistic that its stores at 3055-A Scott St. and 1402 Douglas […]

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