Justin Trudeau’s hashtag government is finally reviewing the Cannabis Act – a year late. They want to know: has cannabis legalization been successful? Not in the sense of whether it’s been working for those who buy, sell, and consume cannabis. No, according to the Liberal’s Cannabis Act, the review must focus on Indigenous people, home growing, and whether legalization has helped the children. After all, it was never about your right to your body. Post-COVID, it’s clear that freedom doesn’t […]
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How can we make sense of the COVID Cannabis surge? As reported previously, a pandemic-induced cannabis bubble has now burst. Total market cannabis sales are now in decline but what’s happened is a return to pre-pandemic market conditions. We can answer some pressing questions using real-time sales reporting from Headset Insight. Namely, did we see a more significant decline in transaction volume or transaction size? Which products fared best and worst during the last couple of years? And which customers […]
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 […]
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 […]
If cannabis in Canada is legal, why are there still police raids? Suppose, for instance, you travel back to the 1990s, and you say in the future, cannabis is legal, but police still get funding and make raids on “illegal grow-ops,” you might scratch your head. If cannabis is legal, how are there still police […]
BDSA’s latest report suggests that recreational cannabis access affects longer standing medical market. Access with a medical card encourages patients to buy heavily taxed adult-use cannabis. But is recreational access a benefit or hinderance on medical cannabis? Why patients move into rec markets This author asked Roy Bingham, BDSA’s CEO and co-founder, about the pros […]
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What are the five best hybrid cannabis strains? Cannabis usually falls into sativa or indica categories. But some growers purposefully cross-pollinate strains to create specialized and unique genetics. They say sativas give you a “head high,” like a shot of caffeine. In contrast, indicas are supposed to make you mellow and relaxed. A hybrid strain […]
The Supreme Court of Canada will rule on whether Quebec‘s ban on growing cannabis for personal use is constitutional. Janick Murray-Hall v. Attorney General of Quebec will be heard on Thursday, September 15. Quebec’s Cannabis Growing Ban How did Quebec end up the odd-duck out with their home-growing cannabis ban? In 2018, the federal government […]
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As prohibition lifts an ugly grasp on cannabis, the new market prospers. BDSA is an analytics firm that tracks the industry through an enormous point-of-sale network. A recent report by the firm suggests global cannabis sales will grow to $57 Billion by 2026. This author spoke with the Founder and CEO but also Andy Seeger […]
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Pierre Poilievre became the Conservative Party leader this past weekend, but what does this mean for cannabis? Conservatives in Canada have typically been supportive of the drug war. Like Liberals who believe guns, and not irresponsible people with guns, are the problem, Conservatives tend to hate drugs instead of blaming the irresponsible drug user. But […]