Privateer’s Tilray Becoming Global Cannabis Juggernaut

Privateer’s Tilray Becoming Global Cannabis Juggernaut

Privateer’s Tilray Becoming Global Cannabis Juggernaut Author & Editor – Jon Russell Canadian medical marijuana provider Tilray, a subsidiary of Privateer Holdings, has announced that they have negotiated a new export deal to provide medical marijuana to New Zealand. This announcement solidifies their position as the largest global cannabis exporter, providing cannabis and cannabinoid products to […]

Will Insurers Begin Covering Medical Marijuana?

Will Insurers Begin Covering Medical Marijuana?

Will Insurers Begin Covering Medical Marijuana? Author – Jon Russell Edited by Max Davis Medical marijuana has a long history of being denied coverage by insurance companies. Up to now most insurance companies refuse to cover cannabinoid treatments, typically citing federal regulations as the main reason to decline medical marijuana coverage. This is especially true […]

Canadian Task Force on Cannabis Releases Statement on Legalization

Canadian Task Force on Cannabis Releases Statement on Legalization

Canadian Task Force on Cannabis Releases Statement on Legalization By all accounts, Canada looks set to implement a national recreational cannabis industry. Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell Anne McLellan, Chair of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation, released a public statement Nov. 30, 2016 regarding the task force’s position […]

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Cannabis Task Force Reports to Prime Minister Trudeau

Cannabis Task Force Reports to Prime Minister Trudeau Prime Minister Trudeau is keeping true to his campaign promises as national cannabis legalization efforts move forward in Canada. Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arranged a task force on cannabis legislation that will deliver their findings to […]

Canada Fails to Decriminalize Marijuana for Personal Use

Canada Fails to Decriminalize Marijuana for Personal Use

Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell In early June, 2016, Liberal Party Parliament Member (MP) Nathaniel Erskine-Smith had a constituent visit his office seeking help. The man, who asked to stay anonymous, visited Erskine-Smith because he had been charged with the possession of seven grams of cannabis and was facing criminal charges. […]

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Canadian Insurers Stop Treating Only Pot Smokers As Smokers

Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell In a true sign of cannabis’ growing normalcy, Sun Life and BMO Insurance reversed their policies regarding cannabis consumption early May, 2016. The two major life insurance companies have decided to charge cannabis only smokers as non-smokers moving forward. In the eyes of the companies, cannabis […]

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Canadian Medical Marijuana Company Tilray Officially Begins Selling Cannabis in Croatia

Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell A Canadian medical cannabis research and production company, Tilray, announced they would begin shipping medical cannabis products to the European country of Croatia as of June 10th, 2016. This marks the first company to legally export cannabis internationally. Tilray, like Leafly, is owned by Privateer Holdings, […]

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City of Vancouver Files Injunction on City Dispensaries

Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell The City of Vancouver boasted 55 unlicensed dispensaries as of June, 2016. In an attempt to reign these in the city filed injunctions against 17 of them with the British Columbia Supreme Court, attempting to close the businesses permanently as of June 5, 2016. One year […]