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Staff work in a marijuana grow room that can be viewed by at the new visitors centre at Canopy Growth facility in Smiths Falls, Ont. on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Canopy Growth Corp. says it has signed a deal that will give it the right to acquire California cannabis company Jetty Extracts, if the U.S. legalizes the main ingredient in pot at a federal level. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Pot company Canopy Growth shares plan to acquire California’s Jetty Extracts

Pot company Canopy Growth shares plan to acquire California’s Jetty Extracts

 

Cannabis seedlings at the new Aurora Cannabis facilty Friday, November 24, 2017 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Aurora Cannabis posts $1-billion net loss in Q3 on impairment charges, lower revenue

Aurora Cannabis posts $1-billion net loss in Q3 on impairment charges, lower revenue

 

A Hexo Corp. employee examines cannabis plants in one of the company's greenhouses, seen during a tour of the facility, Thursday, October 11, 2018 in Masson Angers, Que. The musical chairs is continuing at Hexo Corp. as the cannabis company has announced the appointment of its third CEO in six months. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Hexo appoints third CEO in six months as cannabis company restructuring continues

Hexo appoints third CEO in six months as cannabis company restructuring continues

 

Staff work in a marijuana grow room at Canopy Growth's Tweed facility in Smiths Falls, Ont. on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Canopy Growth Corp. says it will layoff more than 200 workers as part of a new cost reduction strategy that will make cannabis cultivation more affordable and uncover supply chain efficiencies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Pot company Canopy Growth to lay off 243 workers as it moves to cut costs

Pot company Canopy Growth to lay off 243 workers as it moves to cut costs

Staff work in a marijuana grow room at Canopy Growth's Tweed facility in Smiths Falls, Ont. on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. Canopy Growth Corp. says it will layoff more than 200 workers as part of a new cost reduction strategy that will make cannabis cultivation more affordable and uncover supply chain efficiencies. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Eladio and Melissa Guzman pose for photographs, Monday, April 4, 2022, in Hicksville, N.Y. The couple, who endured the war on drugs, including jail time, are now eager to open a recreational marijuana dispensary in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

After drug conviction, NY couple plans marijuana dispensary

After drug conviction, NY couple plans marijuana dispensary

Eladio and Melissa Guzman pose for photographs, Monday, April 4, 2022, in Hicksville, N.Y. The couple, who endured the war on drugs, including jail time, are now eager to open a recreational marijuana dispensary in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Truss CEO expecting summer of cannabis-infused beverages after category’s rocky debut

Truss CEO expecting summer of cannabis-infused beverages after category’s rocky debut

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Florida bride, caterer charged with serving unsuspecting guests marijuana-laced food

Samples of food were collected and later tested positive for THC, according to police report

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Jean Marc checks out a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg on October 17, 2018. Canadian cannabis company Tilray Brands Inc. reported higher revenue and profit in its latest quarter as the company grew its international  sales and held onto its leading market share in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Cannabis company Tilray reports US$52.5M profit as market share slips again

Cannabis company Tilray reports US$52.5M profit as market share slips again

Jean Marc checks out a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg on October 17, 2018. Canadian cannabis company Tilray Brands Inc. reported higher revenue and profit in its latest quarter as the company grew its international  sales and held onto its leading market share in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
The Labatt brewery is seen in Toronto Thursday March 31, 2005. Labatt Breweries of Canada will wind down its non-alcoholic beverages company that made drinks containing some of the active ingredients found in cannabis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Harris

Labatt ends Canadian operations of CBD drinks venture Fluent Beverage

Labatt ends Canadian operations of CBD drinks venture Fluent Beverage

The Labatt brewery is seen in Toronto Thursday March 31, 2005. Labatt Breweries of Canada will wind down its non-alcoholic beverages company that made drinks containing some of the active ingredients found in cannabis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Harris
FILE- A cannibis plant that is close to harvest grows in a grow room at the Greenleaf Medical Cannabis facility in Richmond, Va., June 17, 2021. Marijuana would be decriminalized at the federal level under legislation that the House approved on Friday, April 1, 2022, as Democrats made the case for allowing states to set their own policies on pot. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

U.S. Congress votes to decriminalize marijuana, but Senate fate dim

Bill is unlikely to become law since it is expected to die in the Senate

FILE- A cannibis plant that is close to harvest grows in a grow room at the Greenleaf Medical Cannabis facility in Richmond, Va., June 17, 2021. Marijuana would be decriminalized at the federal level under legislation that the House approved on Friday, April 1, 2022, as Democrats made the case for allowing states to set their own policies on pot. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., adjusts his face mask during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP

Canadian pot producers watch closely as Democrats aim to rewrite U.S. cannabis laws

If passed and signed by President Biden, bill would declassify marijuana as a controlled substance.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., adjusts his face mask during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP
FILE - Dried hemp plants are sorted and trimmed at Hepworth Farms in Milton, N.Y., Monday, April 12, 2021. New York's first 100 to 200 retail cannabis licenses will be solely for people with marijuana-related convictions or their immediate family, state officials said Wednesday, March 9, 2022, in an effort to redress the inequities of a system that has locked up people of color for marijuana offenses at disproportionate rates. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

1st NY pot sales permits will go to people with convictions

1st NY pot sales permits will go to people with convictions

FILE - Dried hemp plants are sorted and trimmed at Hepworth Farms in Milton, N.Y., Monday, April 12, 2021. New York's first 100 to 200 retail cannabis licenses will be solely for people with marijuana-related convictions or their immediate family, state officials said Wednesday, March 9, 2022, in an effort to redress the inequities of a system that has locked up people of color for marijuana offenses at disproportionate rates. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Keenan Pascal, CEO of Token Naturals, is shown in a handout photo. When cannabis was headed toward legalization in Canada, Edmonton entrepreneur Pascal noticed people from every walk of life anxious to enter the industry.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Caine Erickson, Mint Captures **MANDATORY CREDIT**

Black entrepreneurs outnumbered in cannabis sector that poses structural challenges

Black entrepreneurs outnumbered in cannabis sector that poses structural challenges

Keenan Pascal, CEO of Token Naturals, is shown in a handout photo. When cannabis was headed toward legalization in Canada, Edmonton entrepreneur Pascal noticed people from every walk of life anxious to enter the industry.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Caine Erickson, Mint Captures **MANDATORY CREDIT**
Cannabis seedlings are shown at an Aurora cannabis facility, Friday, November 24, 2017 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Aurora Cannabis reports $75.1M Q2 loss as revenues fall by 10 per cent

Aurora Cannabis reports $75.1M Q2 loss as revenues fall by 10 per cent

Cannabis seedlings are shown at an Aurora cannabis facility, Friday, November 24, 2017 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
FILE - Medical marijuana plants are shown during a media tour of the Curaleaf medical cannabis cultivation and processing facility, Aug. 22, 2019, in Ravena, N.Y. While New York works on launching a legal market for recreational marijuana, some entrepreneurs have jumped into a legal gray area by saying they're not selling pot but giving it away while people buy something else. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

NY clamps down on businesses offering marijuana as a ‘gift’

NY clamps down on businesses offering marijuana as a ‘gift’

FILE - Medical marijuana plants are shown during a media tour of the Curaleaf medical cannabis cultivation and processing facility, Aug. 22, 2019, in Ravena, N.Y. While New York works on launching a legal market for recreational marijuana, some entrepreneurs have jumped into a legal gray area by saying they're not selling pot but giving it away while people buy something else. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
Cannabis plants grow inside of Thrive Cannabis' production facility in Simcoe, Ont. Tuesday, April 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tara Walton

Cannabis has contributed $43.5 billion to Canada’s GDP since legalization: repor

Cannabis has contributed $43.5 billion to Canada’s GDP since legalization: repor

Cannabis plants grow inside of Thrive Cannabis' production facility in Simcoe, Ont. Tuesday, April 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tara Walton
A cannibis plant that is close to harvest grows in a grow room in Richmond, Va., Thursday, June 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Steve Helber

More Canadians getting their pot from legal channels than ever before: Health Canada

More Canadians getting their pot from legal channels than ever before: Health Canada

A cannibis plant that is close to harvest grows in a grow room in Richmond, Va., Thursday, June 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Steve Helber
A flowering cannabis plant is seen during a tour of the Hexo Corp. facility, Thursday, October 11, 2018 in Masson Angers, Que.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Cannabis company Hexo reports $116.9M Q1 loss, launches new strategic plan

Cannabis company Hexo reports $116.9M Q1 loss, launches new strategic plan

A flowering cannabis plant is seen during a tour of the Hexo Corp. facility, Thursday, October 11, 2018 in Masson Angers, Que.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE - Seth Rogen appears at a premiere in Los Angeles on Oct. 28, 2019. Big cannabis companies are backing a new, celebrity-studded campaign to legalize marijuana nationwide, hoping to build pressure on Congress from constituents who haven't always made themselves heard: marijuana users. "Legalizing cannabis is long past due, and if we make enough noise, we can make it happen," actor Seth Rogen, a cannabis company co-founder himself, says in a kickoff video. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

No joke: Comedians, cannabis companies push pot legalization

No joke: Comedians, cannabis companies push pot legalization

FILE - Seth Rogen appears at a premiere in Los Angeles on Oct. 28, 2019. Big cannabis companies are backing a new, celebrity-studded campaign to legalize marijuana nationwide, hoping to build pressure on Congress from constituents who haven't always made themselves heard: marijuana users. "Legalizing cannabis is long past due, and if we make enough noise, we can make it happen," actor Seth Rogen, a cannabis company co-founder himself, says in a kickoff video. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
A flowering cannabis plant is seen during a tour of the Hexo Corp. facility, Thursday, October 11, 2018 in Masson Angers, Que. Hexo Corp. reported a $67.9 million net loss in its latest quarter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Hexo auditor raises ‘substantial doubt’ about company as it reports $67.9M loss in Q4

Hexo auditor raises ‘substantial doubt’ about company as it reports $67.9M loss in Q4

A flowering cannabis plant is seen during a tour of the Hexo Corp. facility, Thursday, October 11, 2018 in Masson Angers, Que. Hexo Corp. reported a $67.9 million net loss in its latest quarter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld