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Lack Of Legal Cannabis In B.C.’s ‘access Deserts’ Is Helping Illicit Market Thrive, Retailers Say

12 municipalities, including Surrey, Burnaby, Richmond and Delta, still don’t have a storefront for legal weed. Across a large swath of B.C.’s South Coast, there lies an area cannabis industry insiders have dubbed an access desert. It’s a group of muni…

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More Legal Marijuana Equals Less Crime? Not So Fast

More Legal Marijuana Equals Less Crime? Not So Fast
Marijuana advocates like to say that legalization generally means a decrease in crime wherever it is legalized. But that assertion is difficult to prove.
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Don’t Assume You Have The Complicated Cannabis Industry Figured Out 

Don’t Assume You Have The Complicated Cannabis Industry Figured Out 
The cannabis business is a sprawling, unfriendly hydra, destroyer of serious men with good intentions.
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Ontario government cannabis prices beating illicit market, report says

Ontario’s government-operated Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) claims it is undercutting illicit marijuana prices with an average price of 7.05 Canadian dollars ($5.30) per gram of dried flower, taxes included, during its first fiscal quarter. In com…

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BC funding initiative to usher legacy growers into legal industry

The province’s social development and poverty reduction ministry announced $675,000 in funding over two years aimed at helping independent businesses transition into the legal cannabis market.
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