(Originally posted on Business of Cannabis 4 November 2018) Two weeks ago, Canada took an incredible leap forward with the legalization of cannabis for adult use. While those who are not familiar with cannabis or don’t think they know anyone who consumes cannabis on a regular basis may assume that most adults use cannabis just Read more about CANNABIS EDUCATION – WHY IT’S IMPORTANT[…]
(Originally posted on Business of Cannabis 9 November 2018) On November 9th, I sat down with Business of Cannabis founder Jay Rosenthal to discuss the importance of education in the medical cannabis industry, GrowWise and Strainprint’s newest partnership, and the uptick in patient and caregiver inquiries post-legalization.
(Originally written for Business of Cannabis 9 October 2018) Access to medical cannabis, while growing in acceptance across Canada, is far from universal. If you are an adult in control of your own care, the barriers to access are beginning to fall. If you are dependent on someone else for your care though, you may Read more about MEDICAL CANNABIS AND LONG-TERM CARE HOMES[…]
(Originally written for Lift Cannabis on 14 November 2016) The recent report sheds some light on the cannabis consumption habits of Canadians, but its methodology is not without issues. So how many Canadians are really using cannabis? Health Canada recently released the 2015 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Survey (CTADS) results. They released similar data Read more about CTADS DATA RESULTS — CANNABIS USE IN CANDA[…]
(Looking south from the end of the driveway at the Dryden home) Six years ago, I put some about-to-expire Aeroplan points to use and traveled to Winnipeg, Manitoba for what would turn out to be my first of many visits. A handsome young man I had just met invited me to join his family for Thanksgiving Read more about EIGHT THINGS I FORGOT I LEARNED ON MY FIRST TRIP TO WINNIPEG[…]
(Originally written for Lift Cannabis on 18 October 2016) More in-depth analysis of Public Safety Canada’s recent report on cannabis legalization. Public Safety Canada (PSC) recently released “Cannabis Performance Metrics for Policy Consideration: What do we need to measure?” For a concise synopsis of the report, I recommend this recent piece for Lift ’ by Read more about CANNABIS PERFORMANCE METRICS: PUBLIC SAFETY[…]