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  1. Ron Strider

    Uruguay Sets Path For Canada On Marijuana Legalization Within International Treaties

    Uruguay's envoy to Ottawa says his small South American country has opened up some breathing room for marijuana legalization within international treaties that have outlawed recreational pot for decades. Ambassador Martin Vidal credits his country, the first to legalize recreational cannabis...
  2. Ron Strider

    Canada: Medical-Marijuana Grower Funds Legal Fight For Insurance Coverage

    One of Canada's largest medical-cannabis producers says it will fund a Nova Scotia man's ongoing legal fight to have his marijuana prescription paid for by his employee-insurance plan — the latest move in a nationwide push by industry, patients and their advocates for more widespread cannabis...
  3. Ron Strider

    Canada Wants To Legalize Marijuana, But It Hasn't Even Fully Legalized Alcohol Yet

    As it makes plans to become the first industrialized country to fully legalize pot, Canada is essentially steering blind. But if this country's long and tortured history with alcohol is any indication, Canadians should expect the worst. To understand Canada's very special relationship with...
  4. Ron Strider

    Why Marijuana Legalization Is Getting The Cold Shoulder From Canadian Executives

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised marijuana legalization in his 2015 campaign, and he's making good on that promise. By July 2018, our neighbors to the North are expected to legalize recreational cannabis throughout the country. Trudeau made the promise because it had broad support from...
  5. Ron Strider

    Canada Marijuana Legalization: World Watching As Country Moves To Legal Market

    The lead of the federally appointed task force on the legalization of cannabis says the world is watching as Canada looks to legalize the drug's recreational use by next summer. Anne McLellan, a former Liberal public safety minister, says other countries want to see how successful Canada is...
  6. Ron Strider

    Health Canada Rushes To Correct Lack Of Pesticide Testing For Cannabis

    New testing limits for pesticides are causing some frustration for producers and labs who say these limits are being set retroactively, reflecting poorly on an industry with a reputation for otherwise robust regulations. In the wake of pesticide-related recalls from OrganiGram and Mettrum...
  7. Ron Strider

    The Bright Future And Frustrating Present Of Cannabis In Canada

    It looks as if Canada is possibly on its way to legalizing recreational weed use, which would make it and Uruguay the only countries on this planet to do so (as of press time). The plan, which pundits say is likely to pass, is not all wine and roses for our stoner brethren to the North. Of great...
  8. Ron Strider

    Alberta's Medical Cannabis Giant Will Be "Ready On Day One" Of recreational Market

    Alberta is poised to lead the way when it comes to establishing protocol for a recreational marijuana market, according to the medical marijuana giant Aurora Cannabis — which just happens to be based right here in Cremona. A recent study from Deloitte Private found in Canada, the potential...
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    Licensed producers in Canada

    Can someone give some guidance to the best licensed producer in canada?
  10. Ron Strider

    Canada: New Brunswick University To Get Research Chair In Cannabis

    The New Brunswick government is moving ahead with plans to establish a thriving marijuana industry once the drug is legalized in Canada. Premier Brian Gallant issued a statement Friday confirming that St. Thomas University in Fredericton will establish a new research chair on cannabis. The...
  11. Ron Strider

    Canada: Banned Pesticide Found At Medical Marijuana Company

    New measures put in place by Health Canada to screen medical marijuana companies for contaminants have turned up further problems in the industry, with the discovery of a banned pesticide at Hydropothecary Corp. The company, one of more than three dozen federally licensed cannabis producers, was...
  12. Ron Strider

    High Hopes: Canada Moves Ahead With Cannabis Legalization

    On April 13, 2017, the Liberal Party of Canada fulfilled a 2015 campaign promise, tabling long-awaited legislation to end Canada's prohibition on cannabis. The proposed Cannabis Act would make Canada the first G7 country to legalize and regulate cannabis for recreational use, sale and...
  13. Ron Strider

    Canada: Conference To Talk Cannabis

    Canada is legalizing cannabis and it should be no surprise that the country is taking a very Canadian approach to the whole thing. We are now about a year out from having legislation in place for recreational cannabis and in the meantime there are very careful, organized efforts underway to deal...
  14. Tio Hector

    Hola from Canada

    Hey folks New to the group, not to growing. Little about me... From Canada I only grow organic Just started a new grow using LED for the first time. I'll post my journal in the near future. Thanks to admin and members for a great site. Looking forward to gaining some knowledge and sharing...
  15. Ron Strider

    Canada's Head Start On Cannabis

    As the U.S. cannabis industry faces a crackdown, Canada is set to lead the globe. The current approach to cannabis does not work." This was the forceful first line of the Canadian government's April 13 announcement for their proposed bill to legalize cannabis nationally for recreational use...
  16. H

    Advice - I need a humidifier & timer - In Canada

    Hello Everyone, First let me start off by saying I am in Canada which limits me to buying in Canada due to exchange and duties etc.... I would love to drive locally and buy it a deal but usually you have to buy from amazon etc so I am flexible. I am in need of advice on a: -- TIMER...
  17. C

    New grower - What's the best organic soil to buy in Canada

    Hello fourmers, I'm currently growing 5 Digital Dream plants with a 600 watt Vipar Spectra LED grow light. They just hit 4 weeks into the 12-12 cycle on Tuesday hopefully they start flowering soon. The growing medium that I'm using is miracle grow soil. I've done some research after just dealing...
  18. S

    Hello from NB Canada!

    Hello to everyone! I love this forum.. I'm excited to learn new things, do whatever I can to change the way people look at cannabis, and maybe make a few friends along the way. In short I suffer daily with major anxiety, insomnia and mood swings.. having had depression and anxiety since I was a...
  19. K

    Canadian Farmers Say Government Regulation Of Hemp Crops Costing Millions Of Dollars

    In hemp fields across Canada, farmers spend months planting, watering and weeding the hemp. But when harvest time comes, part of the plant is tossed aside, even though it’s quite valuable. It’s called cannabidiol, better known as CBD, and it’s contained in the flowering parts and leaves of the...
  20. K

    ON: Medicinal Marijuana Is A Growing Business In Simcoe County

    As medicinal marijuana grows to a billion dollar industry in Canada, producers are tapping Simcoe County for our knowledge in farming and agriculture. We're home to two Health Canada licensed producers – in Creemore and Stayner – and at least three more companies plan to set up within our...
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