manitoba

  1. Ron Strider

    Canada: Home-Grown Dope? Province Says Nope: Manitoba Unveils New Cannabis Act

    Manitobans will be prohibited from growing marijuana for recreational purposes at home after cannabis is legalized in 2018, if the provincial government's new Safe and Responsible Retailing of Cannabis Act becomes law. The act was introduced by Justice Minister Heather Stefanson in the...
  2. Ron Strider

    Canada's Hybrid Cannabis Distribution Models

    Since the Canadian Federal government announced that cannabis, both recreational and medicinal, will be legalized on July 1, 2018, the Canadian government and provinces have found the process of figuring out distribution to be a difficult task. However, Alberta and Manitoba have developed some...
  3. Ron Strider

    Delta 9 To Grow Pot For Canada's Largest Marijuana Producer

    Winnipeg's Delta 9 has teamed up with Canada's largest publicly traded marijuana producer as the country gets closer to legalizing marijuana. Canopy Growth Corp., based out of Ontario, has entered into a distribution agreement with Delta 9 to sell cannabis products online. "Our company is...
  4. Ron Strider

    Canada: Manitoba Looks To Private Sector To Help Roll Out Marijuana

    Manitoba is studying whether to involve the private sector in rolling out sales of marijuana in the Canadian province -- a contrast to Ontario's plan to sell the drug in government-run stores. Manitoba has issued an expression of interest for potential partners in the pot industry, Finance...
  5. Ron Strider

    Canada: Cannabis Industry To Province - Make Room For Made-In-Manitoba Weed

    Winnipeg's modest legal-cannabis industry wants the Progressive Conservative government to foster a made-in-Manitoba marijuana sector as the clock ticks down toward the legalization of recreational weed. Cannabis producers and retailers say Brian Pallister's government ought to allow an array...
  6. Ron Strider

    Canada: Government Sparks Plan To Determine How Cannabis To Be Distributed And Sold

    After calling on Ottawa to hold off the legal sale of cannabis, Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government is now looking for outside help in setting up a marijuana production and distribution system. The province initiated a search on Thursday for industry players who can help figure out...
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    Manitoba Hemp Processor Doubles Contracts

    After a year of reduced production, hempseed acres are poised to jump substantially this spring. Companies that contract hemp production and industry reps expect seeded acres to top 150,000, which could set a new record. Buyers and processors are contracting more production because demand...
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    Manitoba: Hemp Firms Fire Up $42-M Merger

    Leader in food products joins leader in ingredients Manitoba has long been home to the two largest hemp food companies on the continent and now they have joined forces to make an even stronger push to get hemp foods into more North American households. Winnipeg's Manitoba Harvest, a...
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    Hemp Glut In Manitoba

    Hemp, the new Cinderella crop, is in for a major hiccup after Manitoba Harvest announced it will not contract the crop in 2016. Winnipeg-based Manitoba Harvest, with its recent acquisition of Hemp Oil Canada in Ste. Agathe, buys about 75 per cent of the hemp crop in Western Canada. Its...