The Canadian Press

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Alberta removing tax exemption for commercial cannabis producers

Municipalities in Alberta are to get a new source of revenue next year when commercial cannabis producers start paying property taxes....

Drake launches cannabis brand More Life Growth in partnership with Canopy Growth

Drake rapped about starting from the bottom, but his new venture in the cannabis industry is certainly a higher business....

Cannabis shows potential for treating PTSD: New study

The results of clinical trials testing cannabis as a PTSD treatment are pending. ...

Ontario to allow cannabis retailers to sell online and over the phone

Cannabis retailers will soon be able to sell products online or over the phone for in−store pick−up ...

Manitoba government wants to educate about cannabis edibles, ban public use

The Manitoba government is planning to caution people about edible cannabis products and ban consumption in public places....

President of Cannabis NB says it will take more time to be profitable

New Brunswick’s Crown−owned cannabis retailer — says it will be next year or more before the operation can be profitable....

Canopy expects new pot goods on shelves in late 2019, including distilled pot

The Smiths Falls, Ont.−based company will start with beverages, edibles and vapes....

Saskatchewan opening up retail cannabis market to help meet consumer demand

Saskatchewan plans to lift the lid on legal cannabis sales to help meet consumer demand....

Quebec government forges ahead with cannabis age restrictions despite criticism

The Legault government has followed through on an election promise to raise the age of consumption from 18 to 21...