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The First Black-Owned Multinational Cannabis Brand: Al Harrington’s Viola To Launch In Canada

Al Harrington’s cannabis products are finally reaching Canada. According to information procured exclusively ahead of an official announcement, cannabinoid-focused biopharmaceutical company Avicanna (also featured in this Forbes article) will be licens…

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2 New Cannabis Retailers Opening Shops In Waterloo This Week

There will be five pot shops open in Waterloo, with more on the way. It’ll be a green day Wednesday. In addition to St. Paddy’s, a Tokyo Smoke cannabis retail store will open at the Waterloo Commons, 655 Erb St. W. Conveniently located by a Beer Store …

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Barrie’s Newest Cannabis Shop ‘a Joint Venture’ Between Mother, Daughter

‘We looked from Windsor to Bracebridge, but Barrie really jumped out at us,’ Susan Yu says of where they wanted to open their store. The city’s newest cannabis store is a family affair as a mother and daughter opened up shop after searching high and lo…

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Rama First Nation Welcomes Community-Run Cannabis Store

‘We are happy to have 18 community members employed and training in a new industry,’ said Rama First Nation Chief Ted Williams. The chief of the Chippewas of Rama First Nation near Orillia said he could not be more proud to see the territory open a bra…

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Seth Rogen Is Launching His Own Cannabis Brand In The U.S., And He’s ‘Never Been More Excited About Anything’

‘I’m Seth Rogen, and if you know anything about me at all, I’m going to assume it’s that I really love weed’. Seth Rogen’s new cannabis company, Houseplant, has been a decade in the making. The actor and his creative partner, Evan Goldberg, are launchi…

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Queen’s Windsor Farm Shop Selling ‘Popular’ Cannabis-Infused Drinks

The Queen’s Windsor Farm Shop is selling cannabis-infused energy drinks that are flying off the shelves as customers buy in bulk. The farm shop is selling an energy drink called Trip, made from the marijuana compound cannabidiol (CBD). Trip comes in fo…

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Welland’s First Legal Cannabis Store Delivering To Homes During Lockdown

Welland’s first legal cannabis dispensary served about 100 customers on its first day of business. In April 2019 Sessions Cannabis opened the first store of its kind in Hamilton and since then has established another in that city, as well as locations …

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Sessions, A ‘pothead’s Dream Store,’ Opens Doors In West Orillia

Co-founder and CEO says new Orillia story is ‘a great opportunity to open in this thriving area that is growing quite rapidly’. After receiving their government dispensary licence Wednesday morning, Sessions Cannabis opened its doors at 30 Diana Dr. in…

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COVID-19 Christmas No Plague for Cannabis Retailers

Many pot retailers in the province say the UCP’s government’s decision to designate cannabis and liquor stores as essential during the spring pandemic saved many of the fledgling outlets. Alberta’s cannabis retailers have weathered the COVID-19 storm a…

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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…