Original cannabis journalism for Canadians

Canadian weed is going global

Canada's two biggest legal cannabis producers both reported financial results to investors this week. Other than growing tons of weed with Ottawa's approval, the reports show Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis have something important in common: both companies want to sell as much marijuana as possible outside their home country.

Dry pot: What are Canada's licensed producers doing about it?

Solomon Israel 

Dear Herb: The cops took my weed. How do I get it back?

The Leaflet

Exploring a THC-induced heart attack

The Leaflet

Digging deeper into StatsCan's latest weed data

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Advocates rally to eliminate tax on medical marijuana in Canada

Solomon Israel

StatCan says 4.6 million Canadians use weed

The Canadian Press

Health Canada pulls Bonify's licences for selling illegal weed

Solomon Israel

"There's no way cannabis can do this," says new Quebec campaign

Alberta cannabis stores offering deep discounts, despite supply issues

Solomon Israel

Where is the weed? Federal figures say Canada is rolling in it, but supply is drying up at the retail level

Solomon Israel

Could provincial governments license cannabis producers?

Dear Herb: How do I mail cannabis without breaking the law?

World News

Judge failed to consider Cree heritage: appeal court

The Canadian Press

CHARLOTTETOWN - An appeal court has found that a judge mistakenly failed to consider the Cree background of a drug trafficker who had been taken from his Manitoba parents as an infant and raised by a non-Aboriginal family on Prince Edward Island.

Police seize drugs, guns, ammunition in raids

The Canadian Press

TORONTO - A 42-year-old Ottawa man has been arrested and Toronto police say they are looking for two others after seizing guns, ammunition and drugs — including a large amount of the deadly opioid fentanyl — in a series of raids in the city.

Seven people charged for drug trafficking

The Canadian Press

HALIFAX - Police say six adults and a youth are facing charges after officers raided a Halifax-area home early Saturday morning following a drug trafficking investigation.

Wilson-Raybould no-shows angered senators

Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press

OTTAWA - Former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould angered senators by refusing to give testimony on a change to the Criminal Code that is now at the centre of allegations that she was improperly pressured to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution.

Nova Cannabis signs deal with Ontario lottery winner

Armina Ligaya, The Canadian Press

Aphria says review reveals conflict of interest

The Canadian Press

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