Insights from Expo Cannabis 2019: What's New in the Cannabis Healthcare Landscape

Oct 17, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Alex A. Goldberg, Ph.D. posted in Healthcare, Cannabis

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With cannabis now legalized in Canada, research into the beneficial effects of cannabinoids and terpenes is growing across the country. I was recently at Expo Cannabis 2019 in Montreal, Quebec, and in only its second year of existence, the organizers were able to assemble clinicians and industry opinion leaders from all over the country to discuss the benefits and challenges of using cannabis in healthcare.   


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The Many Ways to Use Labels in Your Growing Cannabis Business

Dec 11, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Alex Goldberg, Ph.D posted in Labels, Cannabis

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With medicinal as well as recreational cannabis being legalized across North America in recent years, the industry has seen tremendous growth. However, while this has led to impressive profits for cannabis producers and distributors, it has also brought with it a host of new regulations and standards. This includes strict regulations on the identification of all plants and cannabis products at every stage of production and distribution.
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Why Legalization Matters for Cannabis Research in Canada

Nov 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM / by Alex Goldberg, Ph.D posted in Science, Clinical Trials, Cannabis

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Canada has recently passed new legislation legalizing cannabis throughout the country. Lineups at government-regulated stores were seen all over the country, with people eagerly awaiting legally sold marijuana for the first time ever in Canada. The demand is high, with many shops around Canada quickly selling out of many popular products on day 1. As the market is set to explode, the Canadian government has begun to invest heavily towards cannabis research, with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research funding around $20 million worth of projects within the last 5 years and ready to dole out another $3 million in the next few months.


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