Cannabis Events in Canada for March 2019

March on this month alongside fellow cannabis enthusiast! We’ve rounded up educational workshops, cooking classes, yoga classes, and more cannabis-centric events happening across Canada this month. Are you hosting a cannabis event in Canada? Email canadaevents@leafly.comto share your event with the Leafly community. British Columbia When: Saturday, Mar. 2, 2019, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.Where: Flower of Life Integrative […]

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Feb. 15-21

This week in cannabis, CFAMM’s #DontTaxMedicine campaign ramps up, Toronto tries to ban child-friendly edibles and vapes, Ontario’s retail training program fumbles, right out of the gate, and more. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada. D-Day for Battle Against MED Taxes Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM) ramped up […]

Ease Back With These Infused Teas and Coffee From Colorado

It’s ski season in Colorado—the perfect time to enjoy a nice hot beverage by a crackling fire. Before spring melts the snow, ease into a steaming cup of comfort with a touch of elevation. Colorado offers some wonderful cannabis-infused beverages in both THC and CBD varieties, including CBD-infused whole coffee beans produced right in Boulder. […]

It Seems Bees Like Hemp, Which is Great News for Sustainable Cultivation

Farmers (and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell) aren’t the only ones who are excited about hemp. According to a recent study, the crop also attracts a variety of bees — and that can help inform ecologically sustainable agriculture practices. For the study, published in February 2019 in the journal Biomass and Bioenergy, researchers at Colorado […]

Senators' Bipartisan Letter Presses USDA to Legalize Hemp, ASAP

The 2018 Farm Bill included language federally legalizing hemp, and the authors of that provision told the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in a letter in mid-February 2019 that such policies must be implemented “expeditiously” and “as Congress intended.” “We specifically drafted the Hemp Farming Act in a way that allows hemp pilot states to […]

Canadian Researchers Studying Hemp Protein to Treat Hypertension

Researchers at the University of Manitoba are investigating the use of hemp protein to prevent and treat high blood pressure, also called hypertension. The study of 35 hypertensive adult volunteers will also assess the effects of hemp protein on other physical attributes, including weight, cholesterol, body mass, hormones, and insulin production. “Hypertension is a multifactor […]

An Ocean-Friendly Approach to Cannabis Packaging

With cannabis legalization working its way across the country, more and more cannabis products are being produced and sold. With the increase in sales comes a growing concern about the waste generated from packaging materials and how to make this part of the burgeoning industry more sustainable. It’s estimated that between 4.8 and 12.7 million […]

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