TORONTO -- Global alcohol giant Constellation Brands will invest $5 billion in Canopy Growth Corp. -- the largest strategic investment in the cannabis space to date -- which the marijuana producer says will help it scale up and fend off competition from established players in big pharma and booze who are hungrily eyeing the pot industry.
OTTAWA — The growth of Canada’s soon-to-be-legal recreational pot industry is starting to create a small buzz among job hunters. The job website Indeed has released new numbers that show cannabis-related searches, while still small, were more than four times higher last month compared to the year before.
TORONTO -- Recreational cannabis will be sold online in Ontario when legalized this fall and in private retail stores across the province early next year, the government announced Monday, reversing the previous administration's plan to distribute cannabis through publicly owned outlets.
We roll it, we smoke it, we vape it … but have you ever wondered how marijuana is made? With recreational marijuana legalization around the corner, there’s a lot happening behind the scenes. The world’s biggest medical marijuana producer gave Global News a behind the scene look to show us how they are prepping for the big day.
Most Canadians say they probably won't try cannabis and if they already use it won't use more when the mood-altering drug is legalized, according to a survey published Thursday. Canada is set to become the first G7 nation to legalize the recreational use of cannabis on October 17.
TORONTO – It’s an age-old pairing that’s sparked a subgenre of films, shows and standup acts: cannabis and comedy. “You just have to watch a Cheech and Chong movie to know that cannabis makes you susceptible to laughter,” says Mark Breslin, founder of Yuk Yuk’s comedy clubs in Canada.
Though legalized cannabis will be new ground for the Canadian public after Oct. 17, the widespread use of cannabis is not. That’s part of why law enforcement and advocacy groups say they feel comfortable the regime that has been put in place by Bill C-46 to catch pot-impaired drivers will be adequate — for now.