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John McDonald

Posts by John McDonald:

Sustain-inability? It’s not easy being green in cannabis

Posted on: 12 Aug 2022

Not long ago sustainability in cannabis simply meant not getting busted.

How much money does BC get from the cannabis excise tax?

Posted on: 10 Jun 2022

The controversial cannabis excise tax is a boon for BC’s coffers.

Leven Therapeutics setting high organic standards

Posted on: 20 May 2022

Going organic may be part of the business plan, but the inspiration is personal.

First Nations slow to sign agreements with BC

Posted on: 04 May 2022

More will sign on, says band administrator, as agreement with province ‘legitimizes’ Indigenous cannabis operations.

BC government cannabis officials face tough crowd

Posted on: 28 Apr 2022

BC LCRB and provincial Cannabis Secretariat reps deliver update on the industry.

Ideas abound at first farmgate cannabis roundtable

Posted on: 27 Apr 2022

What’s the hold-up, farmers asked during the first farmgate roundtable held by the BC Craft Farmers’ Co-op.

Not a lot of nice things to say about Health Canada

Posted on: 25 Apr 2022

MPs of many stripes agree Health Canada needs to speed up its current internal review, or better yet make it public.

Kelowna is ‘cannabis friendly,’ says mayor

Posted on: 21 Apr 2022

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran says his fast-growing city would be open to considering retail density limits for cannabis dispensaries.