As a B.C. government workers’ strike ends, the legal cannabis market is no longer going up in smoke. Or is it? Sixteen days later, store shelves are empty while some stores have shut down. The great B.C. cannabis shortage of 2022 was brought to you by the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU), a group of …

As a B.C. government workers’ strike enters the second week, the legal cannabis market is going up in smoke. Store shelves are emptying without replenishment, and some stores are shutting down. The legal cannabis shortage is brought to you by the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU), a group of provincial workers representing B.C.’s government-run supply …

Are you planning a trip to Canada soon? Specifically, to experience legal cannabis? Think again. We’ve got three reasons Canadian cannabis tourism sucks. So let’s get into it. 3rd Reason Canadian Cannabis Tourism Sucks – You Can’t See Anything Canada’s federal government didn’t legalize cannabis because we’re all self-owning individuals with the right to bodily …

We spoke to Bilal Muhammad, founder of Weed World, on his recent run in with New York City parking enforcement, the future of the company, and social equity in the cannabis industry. The post Weed World NYC appeared first on Cannabis News and Culture Magazine. Source link

According to a recent report released by Headset, pre-rolls are more popular in Canada than in the USA. Using real-time sales reporting between January and June 2022, Headset found that US and Canadian consumers spent over $752M and $402M (CAD) on pre-rolls. While both countries enjoy this product, Canadians love it. Nearly a quarter of …

Is cannabis recession-proof? During the last major recession in 2008 and 2009, the legal cannabis industry didn’t exist. Colorado and Washington didn’t legalize it until late 2012. Canada didn’t have a recreational sector until 2018. We can look at tobacco and alcohol trends during recessions to make some predictions. But ultimately, we won’t know how …

Cannabis retailers in British Columbia are facing product shortages amid an ongoing B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) strike. Private retailers are not part of the strike. But having to buy their cannabis inventory from the government monopoly wholesaler negatively affects them. The strike, into its second week, is beginning to empty store shelves. Like Ontario, …

Australian-Canadian cannabis relations are a lesson in stupidity Think about it. Someday, historians will look at this time period and come to one conclusion: we’re a bunch of morons. Just look at the evidence. We have a runaway greenhouse effect. So do we invest heavily in nuclear power? No, the government imposes “carbon taxes” on …

With shortages in British Columbia and Ontario, Canadian cannabis connoisseurs are beginning to question the necessity of government-controlled cannabis wholesaler distribution. Distributing cannabis without the government should not be a controversial topic. We have the food industry leading the example. An actual market we can use as a comparison. And this isn’t an either/or situation. …

In November of 2016, California voters approved Proposition 64, the Control, Regulate and Tax Audit Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), legalizing nonmedical, recreational cannabis in the state. In April 2020, the Cannabis Equity Grant Program (CEG) was announced to provide funding and services for those most affected by the “War on Drugs” by lowering barriers …