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Cannabis concentrates 101

Sep 16, 2020 / 11:00 am

Cannabis concentrates are upon us as a new category of legal weed products begins to grow. Here’s a Q&A on what’s in store… What are...

Legal cannabis beats illegal

Sep 2, 2020 / 11:00 am

We are at a significant milestone in Canadian cannabis history. Legal cannabis surpassed the black market for the first time. Statistics Canada data shows...

How to handle a bad buzz

Aug 19, 2020 / 11:00 am

It’s long been established that cannabis affects people differently. Longer than you might think, in fact. Take the experience of a group of British...

Street talk on cannabis

Aug 5, 2020 / 11:00 am

Dozens of young people who lived on the streets of Vancouver were canvassed about their cannabis use in a new study. The consensus among them is that in many...

Cannabis review mashup

Jul 22, 2020 / 11:00 am

Here is a mish-mash of some of the latest legal cannabis products I’ve tried. Deep Space is supposed to be “bold and mysterious.” One has to...

Medical cannabis is a pain

Jul 8, 2020 / 11:00 am

It took me more than a month to get medical cannabis You know how people tell you to lift with your knees and not your back? I learned the hard way what happens...

Cannabis has trust issues

Jun 24, 2020 / 11:00 am

When it comes to weights and measures, the legal cannabis industry has some work to do to earn consumer trust. Licensed producers are required to test and label...

Can't even get a six-pack

Jun 10, 2020 / 11:00 am

My mini-fridge is stocked with cannabis drinks. Getting them in the first place, however, was difficult. The main challenge you’ll come across while...

Cannabis conundrum

May 27, 2020 / 11:00 am

As COVID-19 began to spread globally, a Kelowna manufacturing company had a difficult decision to make. Vitalis Extraction Technology manufactures...

Weed in the USA

Apr 29, 2020 / 11:00 am

Many of us are shaking our heads at images of Americans protesting in the streets to open up the country in the middle of a pandemic. For people who love their...

Passing on the puff, puff

Apr 15, 2020 / 11:00 am

Maybe it’s best right now to follow former president Bill Clinton’s lead and not inhale. The novel coronavirus is causing all kinds of major life...

Weed labs help in pandemic

Apr 1, 2020 / 11:00 am

Cannabis testing labs asked to join in COVID-19 fight Cannabis companies, illegal less than two years ago, are now proving to be essential in more ways than...

Cannabis and coronavirus

Mar 18, 2020 / 11:00 am

Initially, COVID-19 was merely an inconvenience for stoners. With panicked shoppers buying out all the isopropyl alcohol, we couldn’t clean our bongs or...

Cannabis summit coming

Mar 4, 2020 / 11:00 am

An upcoming conference in downtown Kelowna will bring together legacy and legal cannabis growers. Organizers of the Growing Summit, held on March 31 and April 1...

A mug o' cannabis tea

Feb 19, 2020 / 11:00 am

Settling in for the night is more pleasant with a cup of tea. This week, I sipped on a mug of CBD-infused Everie Peach Ginger Green Tea. It tasted… well,...

High-flying cannabis retail

Feb 5, 2020 / 11:00 am

It takes less than 24 hours for cannabis gummies to sell out at Spiritleaf in Vernon. Green Gaia in the South Okanagan and the Lake Country Starbuds are both...

BLK sheep of cannabis

Jan 22, 2020 / 11:00 am

BLK MKT is making quite a name for itself in the legal market. The Kelowna cannabis brand has fast become known for: Producing some of the most premium bud...

From MMA to cannabis

Jan 8, 2020 / 11:00 am

The owner of West Kelowna’s first cannabis store, Mike Adams, is a former MMA fighter. Cannabis helped him through injury. “It’s a rough...

The year in cannabis

Dec 25, 2019 / 11:00 am

The first full year of legal cannabis is nearly over. We’re reflecting on five major stories that will shape the cannabis discussion in the coming year...

Local cannabis, the winners

Nov 27, 2019 / 11:00 am

Okanagan cannabis companies have earned some national recognition at this year’s Canadian Cannabis Awards. The awards, put on by Lift & Co., were...

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