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Judge strikes down Quebec law forbidding home cultivation of cannabis

MONTREAL — A court has invalidated the provisions of Quebec’s cannabis law prohibiting home cultivation of the drug....
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Twelve cannabis applicants disqualified for not submitting documents

The regulator overseeing Ontario’s legal cannabis stores says a dozen licence applicants who participated in the latest lottery have been disqualified...
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Tilray Inc. signs deal to acquire Alberta cannabis retailer Four20

Cannabis producer Tilray Inc. says it has signed a deal to acquire Alberta cannabis retailer Four20 in an agreement valued at up to $110 million....
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UNB researcher receives grant to explore medical potential of cannabis

Yang Qu says cannabis is rapidly being transformed from an underground species into an industrial crop that awaits medical and agricultural developmen...
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Victoria-firm makes do-it-yourself cannabis gummies kits, just add legal oil

Canadian consumers don’t have to wait until mid−December to legally consume some cannabis−infused gummies — if they’re willing to make some themselves...
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Companies push ahead on pot gummy plans despite hazy regulations

"If a gummy bear is appealing to a young person, would that be permitted? The answer is no," one Health Canada official said....
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42 operators chosen to apply for licences in second lottery

TORONTO — Ontario has selected 42 operators who can apply to run cannabis shops in the province....
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Lottery for next wave of Ontario cannabis stores being held today

TORONTO — Ontario is holding its second lottery to select operators hoping to run cannabis shops in the province....
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Ontario cannabis retailer returns $2.9M in CannTrust products to company

CannTrust Holdings Inc. says Ontario government’s cannabis retailer is returning all the company’s products it has, as they do not conform with the te...