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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…

Grow landrace cannabis strains with ‘fair trade’ seeds from the source

From by David Bienenstock April 26 2021 The Indian Landrace Exchange connects rural farmers in India, Pakistan, and Kashmir with European and North American seed distributors, protecting the landrace strains and giving local farmers an equitable return on their ancient cannabis genetics. (Photo courtesy of Indian Landrace Exchange) With…

4% of Canadian cannabis licensees Indigenous-affiliated, with systemic barriers ‘baked into system’

From original article by Matt Lamers September 3 2020 Just over a dozen Indigenous-affiliated cannabis companies have wound their way through Health Canada’s marijuana licensing process in the past 18 months, according to new data provided to Marijuana Business Daily. And none of the latest licensees are located on a…

Huge hemp facility proposed for Prince George, B.C.

In Burns Lake, an Indigenous-owned company wants to replace vanishing forestry jobs with new jobs in pot production. Nations Cannabis plans to renovate a former mill in Decker Lake to cultivate 25,000 square feet of marijuana.