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THC BioMed Appears In Lift Cannabis Fall 2016 Issue

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Kelowna company aims to make medical marijuana breakthrough

THC BioMed on Track to Unlock the Healing Power of Cannabis

Increasingly vocal and committed advocacy for medical marijuana has made cannabis use a hot button topic. Yet, although the issue is increasingly gaining support, medical cannabis remains a stigmatized medicine. This stigma goes beyond the tired notion of couch potatoes raiding whatever may be available in the kitchen cabinet, and has actually affected how - [...]

‘World is going to be looking to Canada’ on pot legalization, Jane Philpott says

Federal health minister says conversations with her own kids convinced her changes are required. The federal health minister says "the world is going to be looking to Canada to make sure we do the job well" when it comes to legalizing and regulating marijuana. In an interview with CBC News, Jane Philpott said the government [...]

New marijuana rules get tougher on pesticides in Oregon cannabis industry

Starting next year, recreational and medical marijuana sold in Oregon must be screened for nearly 60 pesticides commonly used in cannabis cultivation. Labs analyzing pesticides will have to be accredited by the state, a rigorous process designed to ensure they are using appropriate equipment and scientific methods. Labs, not growers or processors, will be required [...]

THC BioMed Intl Ltd Signs LOI to Purchase Kelowna, BC Based Supra Research and Development’s Cannabis Related Business

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - November 17, 2015) - THC BioMed Intl Ltd (CSE: THC) (OTC Pink: THCBF) (FSE: TFHD) has signed a Letter of Intent to purchase Kelowna, British Columbia based Supra Research and Development's cannabis related business. Supra has an existing Dealer's licence from Health Canada for the possession of cannabis and related [...]

Canada’s budding marijuana industry could blossom into a $5-billion market if Liberals make recreational pot legal

It is already being compared to the end of prohibition. Justin Trudeau's majority win in Monday’s election paves the way for Canada to legalize recreational marijuana, a move that would transform the country’s nascent pot industry overnight. But while that is extremely exciting news for the licensed producers in the space, it would bring plenty [...]

As many as seven million possible customers for legal weed in Canada as support hits new heights: Poll

A legal marijuana industry in Canada would have between 6- and 7-million potential customers, an exclusive new poll has found — or about a third of the country’s adults. A new Forum Research survey of 1,256 adults found 18 per cent of respondents had already used pot in the past year and another 13 per cent [...]

New Liberal health minister plans to engage with provinces, territories next week

OTTAWA -- Canada's new health minister Jane Philpott says she plans to engage with provincial and territorial counterparts as soon as next week as the Liberals set the wheels in motion to establish a new health accord. In an interview, Philpott said the government perceives the agreement to be a high priority because executing other [...]

Statement on Supreme Court of Canada Decision in R. v. Smith

July 8, 2015 The purpose of this statement is to provide clarity and guidance regarding access to marijuana for medical purposes, further to the June 11, 2015, Supreme Court of Canada decision R v. Smith. Marijuana is not an approved drug or medicine in Canada and has not gone through the necessary rigorous scientific trials [...]