Cannabis News Updates in Canada

Canada creates forum for the cannabis industry

Esther MorandMarch 3, 2024

To address the challenges and opportunities within the legal cannabis sector, the Government of Canada has initiated the Cannabis Industry…

Germany’s parliament votes to legalize limited marijuana possession and allow ‘cannabis clubs’

Cameron KennedyFebruary 24, 2024

German lawmakers have approved a government plan to liberalize rules on cannabis, paving the way for the country to decriminalize…

Thailand looks set to crack down on legal pot market with ban on ‘recreational’ use

Canadian Evergreen StaffFebruary 18, 2024

Two years after Thailand made pot legal, the country appears set to crack down on its freewheeling drug market with…

German man arrested in Russia for allegedly smuggling cannabis gummies

Associated PressFebruary 17, 2024

A Moscow court on Wednesday remanded a German citizen into custody after his arrest over possession of cannabis gummies and…

Aurora Cannabis buys Australian medical pot firm as losses continue

The Canadian PressFebruary 10, 2024

Aurora Cannabis Inc. has bolstered its international presence with a deal to buy the 90 per cent of Australian medical…

73% of pot purchases from legal sources, up from 37% in 2019: Health Canada

The Canadian PressFebruary 10, 2024

An annual survey from Health Canada shows 73 per cent of respondents are buying their cannabis from legal sources. That…

Toronto conference celebrates women in the cannabis industry March 8

Esther MorandFebruary 10, 2024

A Toronto event will mark Women’s International Day, March 8, by celebrating women in the cannabis industry. Radicle Femmes aims…

Cannabis rules going to public hearing for Fraser Valley Regional District

Jennifer FeinbergJanuary 25, 2024

Cannabis regulations proposed for the Fraser Valley Regional District are going to public hearing in Chilliwack on Feb. 6. Residents…

Survey input sought as Surrey proposes to ‘carefully allow’ 12 cannabis stores

Tom ZytarukJanuary 25, 2024

Does Surrey need pot stores? The City of Surrey is asking people – residents or not – to weigh-in on…

RCMP relaxes recreational cannabis use policy for officers

The Canadian PressJanuary 20, 2024

The RCMP has eased its policy on cannabis use by members, saying simply they must be fit for duty when…

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