Cannabis prices are low, even though inflation is high
Unlike just about every product, the price of recreational cannabis is actually falling. Experts say it’s because of lower demand than expected and too many stores.
Where there’s smoke: More education needed about disorders and poisonings caused by cannabis use, experts say
Since the legalization of cannabis for recreational use in Canada, there has been an increase in cannabis-related hospitalizations, particularly in young university-aged people.
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.
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.