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When you’ve got a cannabis credit union in your corner, nothing seems impossible. Despite Canadian cannabis legalization, banking for cannabis producers and operators is still a struggle. That’s where Community Savings Credit Union has stepped up. With seven branches in British Columbia, they’ve won two awards from the Canadian Marketing Association for cannabis advocacy. Specifically, …

So, how popular are cannabis beverages? With just over a month left in 2022, it’s time to take a step back and analyze sales and consumer data for this product category. Using real-time data reporting from Headset, we can see how cannabis beverage sales have increased by 40% in the US and Canada. But more …

Investors have lost billions investing in Canadian cannabis. That’s the latest data collected by the law firm Miller Thomson. Of the total 183 publicly traded licensed cannabis producers, they collectively lost $131 billion. Or, as one Redditor put it, High quality marijuana cost $7.69 per gram. It’s estimated that the average joint has 0.32 grams …

Take the Survey and Tell Health Canada to Keep their Hands Off Our Medicine Does the Cannabis Act review mean no more medical cannabis in Canada? Many of Canada’s cannabis consumers, producers, and retailers welcome the Cannabis Act review. And why not? It’s a year late, and there are plenty of problems with the current …

Is cannabis worse than tobacco? According to a new Canadian study, the answer is yes! Remember when former prime minister Stephen Harper called cannabis “infinitely worse than tobacco?” Canadians rightfully laughed at him. Some of us also laughed at him for saying the Liberals would introduce a Netflix tax. The Liberals ended up doing much …

Legacy farmers who dared to grow before California’s legalization in 2016 are considered industry pioneers. Their defiance of the law whilst raising families, supporting their communities, and protesting their right to grow nature’s medicine, was a period of learning that provided invaluable insights for our understanding of cultivating and using the plant.  The post Legacy …

As pandemic travel restrictions have been lifted, travelers are back to visiting their favorite destinations. At the same time, a new trend in cannabis hospitality is emerging in areas where recreational cannabis has been legalized. Increasingly, tourists are able to find “cannabis-friendly” accommodations and activities and add them to their vacation itinerary. The post Cannabis-Friendly …

What are some myths and facts when it comes to hemp biodiesel? Proponents say it’s the answer to weaning the West off Saudi Arabia’s oil. Critics say it’s a pie-in-the-sky idea that doesn’t conform to economic realities. So what are the myths and facts regarding hemp biodiesel? The inventor of the diesel engine, Rudolph Diesel, …

Local decriminalization efforts in last week’s midterm elections shouldn’t go unnoticed. While the US midterms saw Maryland and Missouri legalize cannabis, these smaller ballot measures are just as important. In fact, one can make the case that local efforts are superior to state-wide top-down enforcement. Just as liberals don’t want to live in states without …

The movement towards regulation and decriminalization of cannabis has engendered an entirely new legal market of consumers and products. There are more strains, more potent cannabis (or, if desired, less potent cannabis), more gadgets, and, of course, more ways of consuming cannabis. In addition, there are many reputable seed growing sites such as ILGM Seed …