Edibles have cannabis poisonings in children on sharp rise, expert warns city health board
As Health Canada reviews cannabis legislation, expert warns that cannabis poisoning in Canadian children may get substantially worse.
Canada should deter speculation by foreign-owned giants, reap grassroots growth through cannabis review
Three years after its legalization, Canada’s cannabis industry is being reviewed. The government should use this opportunity to encourage local growth.
Cannabis spending in Canada has soared during the pandemic; some blame the stress
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on many unprecedented challenges to people in Canada and all over the world. These challenges have affected many lifestyle choices including use of cannabis.
Cannabis consequences: Working out with weed brings fitness benefits, advocates say
Bryanna Arnold puts on her running pants and slips into well-worn shoes for a run along the Rideau Canal, where the trees are blossoming. After tying her laces, she grinds some cannabis, packs the bowl of her crystal pipe and lights up to get in the zone. As the effects of the weed set in and Arnold takes off, she…
Cannabis consumption skyrockets during pandemic, study concludes
Scientists are seeing an increase in Canadians consumption habits of cannabis throughout the course of the pandemic.
COVID-19 restrictions are causing a surge in cannabis sales and changing consumer habits in Ottawa
Learn how COVID-19 restrictions are causing a change in local cannabis retail sales and consumer habits.
The shelves in Ottawa have a limited selection of cannabis edibles
People in Ottawa are interested in edibles but with only a few weeks in to them being available in stores, and the shelves are almost always bare.
Legal cannabis not so green
With the legalization of cannabis now firmly in Canada’s rear-view mirror, some are concerned that excessive packaging could be harmful to the environment.
The numbers on legal weed
A year after the legalization of cannabis, this is how the community has changed.
Catching up on a year of legal cannabis in the capital
With the one year anniversary of cannabis legalization, here is an in-depth look at how the cannabis industry has grown, and notable trends surrounding its trade.
Ottawa Public Health calling for stricter regulations on cannabis edibles to protect children
Ottawa’s Medical Officer of Health has concerns that Health Canada’s proposed edible cannabis regulations aren’t enough to protect children.
Open for business: Inside Fire & Flower one of three cannabis stores in Ottawa
One of three legal cannabis vendors, Fire and Flower, opened its doors to the public on April 1st.