Cannabis Legalization was the big news that made the headlines last year. The first and foremost objective of legalizing Cannabis in Canada is displacing the illegal market and keeping profits […] Read More >>
For millennia, hemp has been used for its fibre, seeds and medicinal properties. Currently, hemp stalks are utilized in textiles, cordage, paper, and building materials, while its seeds are used […] Read More >>
On April 13, 2017, the future of cannabis in Canada changed as we now know it. On this date, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, known as the Cannabis […] Read More >>
As many of you may already know, October 17, 2018 marks a monumental day in Canadian history. On this day, the Cannabis Act and its regulations (the Cannabis Regulations) come […] Read More >>
Retail Cannabis Expression of Interest Lottery Rules This is to inform you that the AGCO has released the rules associated with the upcoming retail cannabis lottery. Please note the following: […] Read More >>
Last month, Health Canada published the Industrial Hemp Licensing Application Guide1 which provides information on the application process and requirements to obtain an industrial hemp licence from Health Canada under […] Read More >>
Sources confirm date for accepting Ontario cannabis retail applications: December 17 Applications will be accepted by AGCO starting December 17, 2018 Regulations and requirements for retail cannabis stores operating in […] Read More >>
dicentra Cannabis Consulting, the Organic Council of Ontario, and the Canadian Organic Growers invite you to watch this webinar that discusses issues currently up for debate within the Canadian Organic Standards. This webinar […] Read More >>
News of Canada’s cannabis legalization on October 17, 2018 made international headlines. Many people have taken the general impression from these headlines that it’s a wide open free for all market. This […] Read More >>
Two weeks ago, Canada finally legalized cannabis for retail sale and we saw products packaged in very generic-looking containers. Each container featured a stop sign-style THC warning and a bright […] Read More >>
As cannabis legalization is celebrated across Canada, healthcare practitioners will have to be more informed than ever regarding the implications of cannabis use. With some consumers looking to try recreational cannabis […] Read More >>
During the past 24 hours, media across Canada are reporting on the reversal of the recent US border ban policy that barred Canadians engaged in the legal cannabis industry from […] Read More >>
Health Canada recently revised the cosmetic ingredient hotlist, a science-based document used to communicate known safety concerns associated with cosmetic ingredients. This revision resulted in “cannabis, as defined in subsection […] Read More >>
Achieving EU GMP (European Union Good Manufacturing Practices) compliance is crucial for exporting cannabis to Europe. Preparations for successfully achieving EU approval for export take a significant amount of effort […] Read More >>
Every day, we take for granted the medical treatments offered by our physicians for illnesses like hypertension and epilepsy. If medical professionals and the pharmaceutical industry did not invest in […] Read More >>
On Saturday, September 8, 2018 dicentra’s on-staff naturopathic doctor attended a full day forum on cannabis as part of the Grow Up Conference & Expo in Niagara Falls, Ontario. This […] Read More >>
Eighteen hours ago, towards the end of the work day on September 26, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced their plans to introduce legislation surrounding the cannabis retail store […] Read More >>
As many of you may already know, October 17, 2018 marks the day that the Cannabis Act and the Cannabis Regulations come into force. Canadians will be allowed to enjoy […] Read More >>
What is Vaping?   Combustion methods such as smoking have been a commonplace form of consumption for some time, but as we find ourselves drawing closer to legalization, an increasingly […] Read More >>
Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) announced supply agreements with 26 licensed producers last week, ranging from big players like Canopy Growth Corp. to smaller ones that have just in the last […] Read More >>