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Dissolvable Cannabinoids: A New Frontier in Cannabis Consumables

Let’s face it, not everybody is a fan of cannabis-infused edibles. No matter how hard you try to mask that signature cannabis flavour, an aftertaste or odour is often still detectable in many infused products. Solving the flavour problem is no easy task, but a new preparation may offer solutions. Flavourless,...

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Montreal VW dealership saves space by going vertical

'We may not look big from the outside, but we are certainly big inside' MONTREAL — Michael Sayig, president of CentreVille Volkswagen in the heart of downtown, decided to take a vertical approach to a space problem.  Fitting a modern showroom and service centre on...

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The 2019 Nautilus: Lincoln’s Cadillac Super Cruise fighter?

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- The 2019 Lincoln Nautilus, nee MKX, is making waves with its new name and suite of standard safety features called Lincoln Co-Pilot360. But the most impressive aspect of the midsize crossover is its lane-centring technology, part of a $2,500 driver-assistance package — ...

Ottawa auto show ‘bursting at the seams’ with automakers, attendance

It was a full house at the Ottawa Gatineau International Auto Show, and not just in terms of attendance for the longstanding regional show. Automakers showed up in strong numbers, too. The four-day event, which closed last week, also had a near-complete slate of brands showcasing their latest models,...

Two things FCA got wrong with the Chrysler Pacifica

So, what exactly went so wrong with the Chrysler Pacifica that it caused Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to axe an entire shift at its Windsor Assembly Plant after just two full years of North American sales? Two things says Toronto-based auto analyst Dennis DesRosiers, who heads up DesRosiers Automotive Consultants.

FCA eliminating 3rd shift at Ontario minivan plant

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is eliminating one of three shifts at its Windsor, Ont., minivan plant, eliminating about 1,500 jobs in September, the automaker said Thursday afternoon. “In order to better align production with global demand at its Windsor Assembly Plant, FCA notified Unifor today that it intends to return...

The Best California Dispensaries to Buy Cannabis Seeds & Clones

Growing your own cannabis is now legal in California under Proposition 64. If you happen to smoke often, consider gardening mandatory. This simple but revolutionary act will save you hundreds or thousands of dollars, provide a fun hobby, and give you access to rare cultivars that you can’t find at local dispensaries. Plus, watching cannabis...

Selecting a Cannabis Phenotype: How to Get the Best Version of Your Strain

Ever wonder why the same strain of cannabis can be slightly different, depending on which store you get it at? A gram of OG Kush from one grower who sells to a particular dispensary will be slightly different from another grower’s OG Kush at the dispensary across town. Although they are the same strain,...

Seeking the Secret of the Munchies: One Scientist’s Quest

Every cannabis consumer knows that strain of Presidential OG may inspire you to finish an entire bag of stale potato chips, with no regard for the consequences. But why? That question has had Jon Davis hot-boxing lab rats for the past year. "There's some very powerful communication between the...

California Athletes’ Best Cannabis Topicals, Patches, and Edibles

Whoops, the holidays happened and we’re all a bit bigger for it. Also super-sized: our fitness goals for 2019. While cannabis gets a bad rap for the munchies, that rep is dated. You can help your body recover after spin class or a challenging weightlifting session by integrating cannabis-based products into...

Cannabis-Infused Dinner Parties: How Much Is Too Much?

It should come as no surprise to anyone that infusing cannabis into exquisite culinary dishes would eventually occur and become, not necessarily fashionable, but an important mode of cannabis consumption. Cooking is an art—a sensuous, satiating enterprise, swirling in a myriad of colours and textures. Adding cannabis to your sumptuous...

A Simple Super Soil Recipe for Your Cannabis

Biodiversity is the key when it comes to building a proper organic medium. Soil life thrives on diversity. That being said, there are a few things to keep in mind with building a soil that caters to growing cannabis. How to Amend Organic Soil An organic soil can be amended with only...

How to Make Cannabis-infused Butter

Cannabis-infused butter (cannabutter) is one of the simplest and most common ways to make infused cannabis edibles. However, making infused butter can be a little bit tricky. In order to activate its psychoactive potential, the flower must be heated slowly at a low temperature. This recipe will first guide you through...

5 Cannabis Breeders Who Changed the Game

Cannabis—like asparagus, dates, mulberry, ginkgo, persimmons, and spinach—is a dioecious species, meaning that the male and female reproductive structures involved in propagation are typically found on different individual plants, rather than on a single plant (as in a monoecious species). Cannabis is also an annual, so it dies off each...

Canadian Cannabis Moments We’re Looking Forward to in 2019

It’s hard to believe that legalization was just a few months ago. And, while the rollout of cannabis legalization in Canada has been nothing short of a rocky, there are a bunch of exciting developments on the horizon. The future of cannabis in Canada is looking bright. Here are 7 key...

The New Methods & Technologies of Curing Cannabis

After watching your cannabis plants grow for months and months, it’s harvest time. You trim your crop, dry the buds, and finally, you’re ready to smoke the fruits of your labours. Not so fast. Now you have to let the buds cure. Curing is an integral part of the growing process,...

What to Do With Cannabis Stalks, Leaves, & Stems From Harvest

Growing cannabis is all about producing large, aromatic colas, but at the end of harvest, we’re left with much more than just that—stalks, leaves, soil, and roots. Largely these materials end up in the dump or in your city’s composting program, but what if you could utilize these materials to...

How This Expert Pairs Cannabis with Wine and Cuisine

When I rolled up at a stately purple Victorian whose address I’d only received hours before, Jamie Evans—better known as “the Herb Somm”—was waiting to greet me with warmth and charm. A vivacious oenophile and expert in Old World vintages, Evans is actively translating the language of tastings and terroir from the established wine...

From Point A to B: How to Transport Cannabis by Car

It’s clear that it’s illegal, across Canada, to consume cannabis while you’re driving, or to drive under the influence of cannabis. What is less clear is how you can safely–and legally–transport cannabis in a vehicle, and these laws, and the interpretation of those laws, can vary by jurisdiction. In Newfoundland and Labrador,...

Here’s How You Can Roll an Awesome Joint

The joint is one of the more iconic ways to consume cannabis, and it’s a great way to enjoy the flavour of your flower. Every cannabis smoker should learn how to roll a joint. There are countless opinions on the different ways of rolling a joint, but...

How Estrogen Heightens Cannabis Sensitivity

Men and women’s brains are different. This is not unique to humans, but instead is pervasive throughout the animal kingdom. Sex differences can be found at all levels, from the brain cell through behaviour of the entire organism, and these differences impact how the different sexes respond to everything from...

Marijuana and the Military: Just Follow Orders

As a non-combat veteran of the U.S. Army, I’ve never had the need to use cannabis to alleviate or minimize the effects of PTSD. My cannabis use has always been purely recreational and didn’t begin until well after I transitioned out of the service. My military...

A Home Grower’s Guide to Healthy Cannabis Roots

The source of a healthy cannabis plant is a healthy root system. Roots provide a network for collecting and transferring water, oxygen, and nutrients to your growing plants. These three things are pulled from the soil into the root system and transferred to the rest of the...

Indoor vs. Greenhouse vs. Outdoor Cannabis: Which Should You Buy?

When it comes to which type of cannabis to buy, the common belief is: indoor = that fire, and outdoor = that garbage. But in reality, there’s no such thing as a “best” type of cannabis. Instead, the choice all comes down to consumer preference and a desired experience. The Methods:...

7 Signs You May Want a Cannabis Tolerance Break

There are a lot of reasons to take a break from getting high, and you might currently be considering stepping away for a bit but feel weird because cannabis has been your best friend since day one. You’re not alone; it’s perfectly normal for cannabis consumers to give up their...

Marijuana and the Military: Try the Homegrown

When everything got really bad, Mom thought it would help. I was, of course, hesitant since I didn’t really have a decent track record with anything beyond, say, Tylenol. But Mom decided that we would try it together. She, at 62, and I, at 35, would...

Strains That Help Treat PCOS Symptoms

Affecting one in 15 persons with ovaries, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a reproductive disorder that affects metabolism, hormonal balance, and fertility. People with PCOS suffer pain as well as emotional side effects from wavering hormone levels. As the disease can also cause hair loss, male pattern body hair growth, and...

Does CBD Only Come From Cannabis and Hemp?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is exploding in popularity, but it's uncertain legality has created barriers between consumers and providers. But what if cannabis and hemp are not the only sources of CBD? Chemists have been able to synthesize CBD in the lab for years, but it’s wildly expensive...

What Are One-Hitter Pipes and How Are They Used to Smoke Cannabis?

One-hitters are a great addition to any consumer’s collection, and if you’re new to cannabis, perhaps you’ve never heard of them. These versatile, practical pipes come in a variety of fun styles and cater to smokers who prefer a quick, small hit of their favourite flower. Utilizing a one-hitter can help...

How to Prevent Pests in Your Indoor Cannabis Garden

Any grower who has dealt with a pest infestation in their cannabis garden will tell you that recovering from it is an uphill battle. Cleaning a grow space mid-cycle is painstaking, requiring hours of additional labor alongside increased costs all for a damaged crop. Once a pest outbreak has occurred in...

Try These β-Caryophyllene Cannabis Strains for Pain & Inflammation Relief

Beta-caryophyllene is a common and often abundant terpene found in cannabis. Its distinctive flavour contributes to the spiciness of black pepper and can be found in high amounts in cloves, hops, and rosemary. It falls under the FDA’s “generally recognized as safe” classification, so large doses...

How EMTs and Doctors Treat Cannabis Overconsumption

A few years ago, Morgan Rowe eagerly anticipated her first marijuana experience. Washington had just legalized adult-use sales, and Rowe, who lived in Seattle, had never gotten high. After ingesting some carefully measured homemade brownies, “I was suddenly overcome with giggles,” recalled Rowe, who now lives in Maine. “And I was very conscious of how...
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Dissolvable Cannabinoids: A New Frontier in Cannabis Consumables
Let’s face it, not everybody is a fan of cannabis-infused edibles. No matter how hard you try to mask that signature cannabis flavour, an aftertaste or odour is often still detectable in many infused products. Solving the flavour problem...

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