Investors Lose Billions with Canadian Cannabis 

Investors have lost billions investing in Canadian cannabis. That’s the latest data collected by the law firm Miller Thomson. Of the total 183 publicly traded licensed cannabis producers, they collectively lost $131 billion. Or, as one Redditor put it, High quality marijuana cost $7.69 per gram. It’s estimated that the average joint has 0.32 grams of marijuana in them. So one joint should be around $2.46. Therefore, $131 billion could purchase 53,252,032,520 joints. Canada’s population is 38.25 million. So each […]

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Cannabis Inflation: Corporate Greed?

If cannabis prices rose significantly, would you blame inflation or corporate greed? Or are those two sides of the same coin? If inflation and corporate greed are two sides of the same coin, then it must be a pretty big coin. It’s as if you’re saying the United States is located in the Milky Way Galaxy. Technically, you’re not wrong. But there’s obviously more to it. Nearly every problem society faces is either a product of (or exacerbated by) the […]

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British Columbia Announces New Cannabis Retail Licence 

British Columbia‘s provincial government has announced a new cannabis retail licence. This licence will allow licensed producers to sell directly to customers via stores located at their farms. The so-called “farm-to-gate” license was previously on a trial pilot program with the Williams Lake First Nation. This new cannabis retail licence is open to all licensed growers. British Columbia Announces New Cannabis Retail Licence The new cannabis retail licence is called a Producer Retail Store (PRS). The PRS will come into […]

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Cannabis in the US Midterms (2022)

What role will cannabis play in the USA 2022 midterm elections? America’s burgeoning yet constricted cannabis industry hopes to see some change in Washington before the midterms reshape the political landscape. America’s cannabis industry hopes to see the SAFE Banking Act passed. This legislation would provide cannabis companies access to financial services. “Really what it comes down to is how important is cannabis for the Democrats to pass,” says Nawan Butt, Portfolio Manager at Purpose Investments. Cannabis in the US […]

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Germany’s Legalization Plans

What are Germany’s legalization plans? Do they still plan on legalizing cannabis despite the obstacles ahead of them? There is uncertainty regarding natural gas supplies and European member state rules that forbid the importation of recreational cannabis. Nevertheless, Germany has committed to its legalization plans. Even going as far as California to meet with industry stakeholders and dispensary owners. Germany’s Legalization Plans Informed by California? German’s Health Committee visited Oakland last week to discuss “best practices” as part of Germany’s […]

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Pre-Rolls More Popular in Canada than in the USA

According to a recent report released by Headset, pre-rolls are more popular in Canada than in the USA. Using real-time sales reporting between January and June 2022, Headset found that US and Canadian consumers spent over $752M and $402M (CAD) on pre-rolls. While both countries enjoy this product, Canadians love it. Nearly a quarter of […]

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Is Cannabis Recession-Proof? 

Is cannabis recession-proof? During the last major recession in 2008 and 2009, the legal cannabis industry didn’t exist. Colorado and Washington didn’t legalize it until late 2012. Canada didn’t have a recreational sector until 2018. We can look at tobacco and alcohol trends during recessions to make some predictions. But ultimately, we won’t know how […]

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British Columbians are Killing BC Bud

British Columbians are killing BC Bud by buying from licensed retail stores. Of course, it isn’t entirely their fault. Only a few BC Bud growers can get past the bureaucratic hurdles the federal and provincial governments have set up. Going from underground to above-board isn’t as easy as applying for a permit. Farmers have to […]

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Microdosing Cannabis – The Keurig of Concentrates

Is microdosing cannabis even a thing? Who wants a single milligram of THC? The THC limit on edibles and concentrates is a common complaint with Canadian legalization. If anything, consumers wish for higher THC concentrations. But there is a market for microdosing cannabis. And a Toronto-based company is filling that niche. Djot, a division of […]

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