Canadian Chef Has High Hopes for Cannabis-infused Fine Dining

‘Cannabis and food do go together’: Travis Petersen says the appetite is growing. The legal sale of edible cannabis is still a year off but a Canadian travelling chef is discovering a definite appetite for it at his private parties and events. Travis Petersen, the chef and owner at The Nomad Cook, a Vancouver company that hosts pop-up dinners, has started catering events serving cannabis-infused dishes. “Cannabis and food do go together. Some people may…
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Cannabis in a Can: Whitby Brewery to Infuse Pot Into Its Pints

The team at a Whitby, Ont., brewing company is in high spirits, as they’re hopeful a new joint venture will bring in big business. Brock St. Brewing Company has partnered with Province Brands to produce a new kind of beer, a brew that may get you high, which the head of the company says will hit the market once edibles become legal in Ontario. The brewery has signed a licensing agreement with Province Brands, which…

Cannabis Marketing Rules Still Hazy Post-Legalization

Despite strict rules limiting the promotion of now legal recreational pot now in effect, cannabis promotions continue to pop up amid loopholes and a lack of clarity on how the legislation’s grey areas should be applied. Nearly one month on since legalization, there is disagreement in the sector on murky portions of the Cannabis Act governing marketing, with some licensed producers taking a more aggressive approach and others holding back. “The fact that you aren’t…

How Medical Marijuana Made Me a Better Mom.

I had a medical marijuana card for nearly two years before I worked up the nerve to buy legal weed. Living in laid-back Vermont, I had access to a friend’s homegrown herb, which my husband used to make me cannabis-infused coconut butter in the family Crock-Pot. Applying the butter topically soothed my chronic pelvic pain and relieved symptoms of the debilitating bladder syndrome that had plagued me for a decade and warranted the card. Occasionally,…

You Can Die If You’re Caught With Cannabis In Singapore, But These Businessmen Get Away With It

CannAcubed gets away with it in Singapore, how exactly? Well, they’re registered in Singapore as a biotech company, one that’s a “diversified cannabis company.” Their business is completely legal, as long as they conduct their business outside the country.