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Cannabis in Canada—Looking Forward in 2021

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Excitement and optimism abounded when Canada legalized cannabis in 2018 and while we have come a long way since then, it hasn’t been an easy ride for the local cannabis shops, mail order marijuana outlets nor for any online marijuana dispensary. As things were starting to get sorted in 2019 the COVID-19 pandemic hit further […]

Cannabis in Canada—Looking Back at 2020

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Since the legalization of cannabis in Canada since October 17, 2018, the road for everyone in the industry has been anything but easy. Despite the fact that local cannabis shops, mail order marijuana facilities as well as online marijuana dispensaries are now legal entities, this has done little to make business an easy success for […]

How to Deal with a Sore Throat from Smoking Cannabis

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One of the more interesting questions often asked at cannabis shops or seen in the FAQ section of most online marijuana dispensaries is, “How to deal with a sore throat from smoking cannabis?”. Not only does smoking give you a dry and irritated throat, it oftentimes comes with a cough. Inhaling hot smoke dries out […]

Smoking Cannabis Outside in the Winter

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This is Canada and yes, it gets quite chilly outside in the winter months. Whether it be out of consideration for others or a clause in your rental lease agreement, for many of us the great outdoors is the only place to light up. Despite the rewards, shivering outside for 10 minutes to finish a […]

Cannabis and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression related to the changing of the seasons from fall to winter and that lasts throughout the winter until spring. It is believed the shortening of daylight hours is the main cause of SAD which results in an abundance of symptoms such as a depressive mood, insomnia, […]

The Effects of Contact Exposure

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One of the more common questions often asked at local cannabis shops and in the FAQ sections of online marijuana dispensaries is the age old question, “Can I get a contact high from cannabis?” This is a serious question for many as non-users are not only concerned with accidently getting high but are often concerned […]

The Problem of Legal Edibles

With the legalization of cannabis in Canada in late 2018, many edible users in the cannabis community saw this as a positive step in the right direction as legislation would provide control measures across the board in terms of pricing, dosing and quality of product. It was not until a year later in October 2019 […]

Cannabis Sales During COVID-19

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With the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown behind us now (hopefully) most retail cannabis shops have now been able to resume normal operations. Despite most being open providing mail order marijuana services and curb side pick-up, cannabis shops have seen their business greatly diminish since a surge of sales in early March. After the initial stockpiling of […]

Cannabis Cure for Covid-19?

Covid-19 and cannabis

Cannabis Cure for Covid-19? Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an infectious disease that has been front and centre in the minds of everyone around the world for most of 2020. It is transmitted mainly through droplets that are generated when people cough, sneeze or exhale. These droplets are heavy so they generally fall quickly to the floor […]

What is Vaping?

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With the legalization of cannabis in Canada and the popularity of portable vaporizers in current social culture, it is not surprising that cannabis vaporization is growing in popularity among cannabis users. Besides being healthier than traditional combustion methods, vaporizers are portable, more discreet and creates less of a potent aroma than smoking. The popularity of […]