28 cannabis predictions for 2021

Just slightly better than a coin toss! Yikes. That’s how well Leafly News predicted the future, as written in 2020. For obvious reasons, everyone’s best-laid plans got swept into history’s junk drawer—next to lawn darts, and those Easter Island statues. Our most accurate 2020 predictions were both pessimistic and optimistic. The sclerotic US Senate stymying…

Cannabis drinks to spice up holiday Zoom calls

Presented By Tweed December 11, 2020 It’s Canada’s first holiday season with cannabis beverages! Edibles, inclusive of infused drinks, were legalized across the country in late 2019 but only started rolling out this past spring. And while we wish we were setting a place at the table to cheers each other with glasses full of…

3 should always-own cannabis gifts

If giving a bottle of wine or a booze-soaked fruit cake is acceptable, it should be no surprise that cannabis is also an increasingly covetable gift.  According to a joint study conducted by Edison Cannabis Co. and Applied Knowledge Insights Group, 60% of Canadians are open to gifting cannabis this holiday season, with respondents listing…

Instagram retains deleting Canada’s merely cannabis accounts

Instagram continues to frustrate legal cannabis companies in Canada, with what some business owners are deeming to be random and arbitrary enforcement actions.  Leafly spoke with three legal cannabis retailers who have had their accounts deleted in the past few weeks, one a non-medical store in Alberta, one a medical cannabis retailer in Ontario, and…

When are cannabis excursions and tasting rooms coming to Canada?

The move towards a farm-to-table system in Canada’s legal cannabis sector is gaining momentum. In Alberta, growers are joining those in B.C. and Ontario in pushing for the right to provide customers the opportunity to purchase and sample the product right where it’s grown. It’s not hard to imagine a future where people can tour…

Refuge vs. Possibilities: The effect to search out Canada’s most attention-grabbing preference of clinical cannabis

Medical cannabis has been legally available to Canadian patients since 2001, and more broadly through licensed retailers since 2013, but it’s still a relatively complicated system to navigate. Unlike other prescription drugs, medical cannabis is not prescribed at all, but rather its use is authorized by a doctor. Not necessarily your doctor either, as many…

How primary weed can you no doubt develop from 4 crops?

Under 2020’s pandemic-induced lockdown, I did what many cannabis-loving Canadians did this spring: I planted some weed. Adults in most Canadian provinces are permitted to cultivate up to four recreational cannabis plants per household. And while cannabis can grow like, well, a weed… maximizing the yield from just four plants takes a certain amount of…