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Canadian growers destroyed a record 425 million grams of cannabis last year

From MJBizDaily by Matt Lamers August 3 2022 Canadian licensed producers have destroyed a growing amount of cannabis every year since adult-use legalization nearly four years ago, with 2021’s record quantity far exceeding the product sold that year, an MJBizDaily analysis has found. The latest data signals that some Canadian mass-producers might…

Fighting illicit trade is a crucial step in eliminating cigarettes

Awareness and education surrounding illicit tobacco in Canada can reduce the impact on public health From The National Post by Joanne Peters, Postmedia Content Works August 3 2022 This story was created by Content Works, Postmedia’s commercial content division, on behalf of Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. The trade in illicit…

‘To Heal and to Care for’: Protecting Iboga and Indigenous Voices in the Face of Corporatisation

Lack of involvement of Indigenous communities & leaders risks further colonial exploitation of their lands and cultural heritage. From volteface by Editorial June 30 2022 Almost a decade ago, Elizabeth’s husband Chor experienced what she now calls a “healing crisis”: an opiate relapse after a 13 year stretch of sobriety.…

Traditional Medicine

By David Malmo-Levine from Cannabis Culture June 9 2022 CANNABIS CULTURE – White Supremacist pot cartel & BC Provincial Government seeks to raid Indigenous pot dispensaries out of existence “Boundary n. In political geography, an imaginary line between two nations, separating the imaginary rights of one from the imaginary rights of…

Indigenous Bloom Hemp Corporation Announces Strategic Joint Venture to Accelerate Their Cannabis Product Operations

From Yahoo! Finance by Newsfile Corp wire April 29 2022 Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – April 29, 2022) – Indigenous Bloom Hemp Corp. (CSE: IBH) (The “company” or “Indigenous Bloom“) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic joint venture agreement with Dykstra Greenhouses ( “Dysktra”) to accelerate its…

Radient Technologies Signs Definitive Licensing Agreement with Atomic EH to Launch Its First Cannabis Platform with the Indigenous Community

From Yahoo! Finance newswire May 3 2021 Edmonton, Alberta–(Newsfile Corp. – May 3, 2021) – Radient Technologies (Cannabis) Inc. (TSXV: RTI) (OTC Pink: RDDTF) (“Radient” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce a licensing agreement with Atomic EH (“Atomic”) to build its first ever Indigenous cannabis brand and a dedicated product line…

Veritas Announces the Results of Annual and Special Meeting of the Shareholders Including Shareholder’s Approval of the Acquisition of Indigenous Bloom Hemp Corporation

From Street Insider newswire April 30 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – April 30, 2021) – Veritas Pharma Inc. (CSE: VRT) (OTC: VRTHF) (FSE: 2VP) (“Veritas” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce the results of its Annual and Special Meeting of the Shareholders (the “Meeting“) held on April 29th,…

How Diverse is Canada’s Legal Cannabis Industry? Examining Race and Gender of its Executives and Directors

This policy brief by the CDPE and the University of Toronto offers a first-of-its-kind comprehensive and systematic look at the race and gender of those with the greatest influence and financial stake in the legal cannabis industry in Canada. Given the disproportionate negative effects experienced by Black, Indigenous, and People…

OPINION: Who is profiting off of cannabis in Canada? Not those who suffered most under cannabis prohibition

from theglobeandmail.com Original Article by Nazlee Maghsoudi and Dr. Akwasi Owusu-Bempah October 14, 2020 Nazlee Maghsoudi is Knowledge Translation Manager, Centre on Drug Policy Evaluation (CDPE), and Doctoral Candidate, Health Services Research, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto; Dr. Akwasi Owusu-Bempah Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology,…