Author Archives: John Wells

Liberal caucus proposes decriminalization of illegal drug use, simple possession

The war on drugs may move to a new battlefield in Canada, if Liberal MPs get their way: the 2019 federal election campaign. They’re pushing the Trudeau government to go much further than legalizing recreational marijuana. In a priority resolution they hope will be adopted at the Liberals’ policy convention in April for inclusion in […]

14% of Canada’s population bought cannabis in 2017

canadian cannabis statistics

With the legalization of recreational cannabis less than six months away, Ottawa wants to get a clear picture of the industry in Canada. To that end, the national statistics agency, Statistics Canada, conducted a wide-ranging study that looked at the cannabis sector from 1961 to 2017, examining data such as consumption, domestic production, the size of the […]

Online Dispensary, shifting how Canadians consume marijuana

Legalization of recreational marijuana has altered the way people consume their weed.   Many believe the days of lighting & smoking joints and pulling bong rips are coming to an end.   Instead, they believe the future of marijuana consumption lies in the form of edibles, vaporizers and concentrates.   CBD products such as soaps, make-up and […]