‘People are desperate to heal’: The push for psychedelic-assisted therapy in Canada

Laurie Brooks describes her experience taking psychedelic mushrooms as a journey — one that helped her find answers to some of her most important life questions. The 54-year-old mother of … Read More

Boredom, stress during pandemic behind rise in alcohol, cannabis use for some Canadians: survey

The ongoing health crisis has played a role in Canadians’ use of drugs and alcohol, with boredom and stress driving a boost in consumption for some adults during the pandemic, … Read More

Fact or Fiction: Will decriminalizing and regulating illegal drugs save lives in Ontario?

As COVID-19 continues to ravage the country, a silent epidemic armed with an unregulated poison has been killing Ontarians at a horrifying rate. Multiple health officials have sounded the alarm … Read More

Negotiating contracts for coronavirus vaccines required flexibility, Anand says

Procurement Minister Anita Anand says that as soon as she knows when the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in Canada, she will share that information with Canadians. But … Read More

Survey: Canadians cite systemic barriers to legal medical cannabis

Two years after the federal Cannabis Act came into effect, an advocacy group is calling for changes when it’s up for review this coming year. A Medical Cannabis Patient Survey … Read More

Several children hospitalized after eating illegal cannabis edibles: Health Canada

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 13, 2020 1:42 pm     Updated August 13, 2020 1:43 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Many Canadians turned to weed as coronavirus arrived. Here’s how to tell if that’s a problem

For better or worse, many Canadians appear to be turning to weed to help them cope with the stress and isolation caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic. In mid-March, as … Read More

Publisher lifts limit on eBooks for libraries in light of novel coronavirus pandemic

Macmillan Publishers lifted the embargo it previously put in place limiting the number of titles for eBooks public libraries could buy due to the current health crisis. READ MORE: 79 … Read More

How the coronavirus is making a bad year worse for the cannabis industry

Cole Miller has spent most of his days since 2017 excited about the launch of the Basecamp cannabidiol iced tea he was crafting, but as he visited Ontario cannabis retailers … Read More

Coronavirus: Parks Canada to close national parks, historic sites to vehicle traffic

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 24, 2020 1:34 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Parks Canada is restricting vehicles … Read More

Ontario and Quebec cannabis distributors see sales spike amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 16, 2020 8:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ TORONTO — Some provincial cannabis … Read More