Canada’s Big Licensed Cannabis Companies Have Ties To Organized Crime & Government Insiders

Canada’s Big Licensed Cannabis Companies Have Ties To Organized Crime & Government Insiders

CBC News has just reported that: “An investor in a major Canadian cannabis company has had longstanding ties, including business dealings, with influential Mafia members and drug traffickers…Another investor in the same company has links with a prominent member of the Rizzutos, the powerful Montreal crime family…. In still another case, an individual managed to sell his cannabis business to one of the big players […]

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Canada’s Big Marijuana Companies Using Cheap Foreign Workers To Put Canadian Growers Out Of Business

Canada’s Big Marijuana Companies Using Cheap Foreign Workers To Put Canadian Growers Out Of Business

I’ve been keeping an eye on job postings for within the Cannabis sector in Canada, and have noticed a common theme… cheap. Canada’s Licensed Producers want cheap workers, period. After posting job ads for minimum wage positions, Canada’s big Cannabis producers are looking south to Mexico and other lower cost labor sources. Pure Sunfarms Corp. in Delta, BC is looking for a Foreign Worker Coordinator, […]

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Health Canada’s ACMPR Random Testing Finds Banned Pesticide On Very First Test

Health Canada’s ACMPR Random Testing Finds Banned Pesticide On Very First Test

Canada’s corporate Licensed Producers (LPs) have -again- been caught using the banned pesticide myclobutanil on their medical marijuana. This time Hydropothecary was caught by Health Canada’s brand new random testing. Health Canada notified Hydropothecary on Monday that random testing had detected the prohibited fungicide myclobutanil. Random testing was only recently started after multiple LPs were caught using banned pesticides. Hydropothecary was apparently the very first […]

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Health Canada Finally Starts Doing It’s Job

After years of creating barriers to entry as gatekeeper to licensed production, Health Canada has finally announced that they will begin testing medical marijuana for banned pesticides. What an idea! The federal health authority responsible for medical marijuana is going to conduct tests to check if the product is safe and as advertised. This is exactly what Health Canada should have been doing from the […]

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Banned pesticide use endemic among Canada’s big marijuana producers, recall expanded

Banned pesticide use endemic among Canada’s big marijuana producers, recall expanded

In addition to the Myclobutanil found in product recalled by Mettrum Ltd., two more corporate pot producers have recalled product after traces of the banned pesticide were detected in their supply. Organigram expanded a Dec. 28 recall of a small amount of product to include almost all of its cannabis flowers and oils produced in 2016 and Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc. announced it had recalled […]

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Tests show Canada’s large medical marijuana producers using banned pesticides

Tests show Canada’s large medical marijuana producers using banned pesticides

Canada’s large corporate Licensed Producers (LPs) are using dangerous & prohibited products to grow medical marijuana, and Health Canada failed to disclose such test results to the public. Medical marijuana produced and sold by Mettrum Ltd. was found to contain both myclobutanil and pyrethrin. Both substances are not approved for medical cannabis. Myclobutanil is known to emit hydrogen cyanide when heated. Health Canada’s testing methods […]

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4 Reasons why Canadians are choosing craft cannabis instead of big business weed

4 Reasons why Canadians are choosing craft cannabis instead of big business weed

Canadians have several legal avenues for acquiring medical marijuana under Health Canada’s Access To Cannabis For Medical Purposes (ACMPR)… One option is to buy from one of the dozens of multi-million dollar corporations (known as licensed producers or LPs). However, most Canadians are choosing to source craft cannabis from small independent growers (known as designated growers). There are several reasons why craft cannabis is superior […]

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