Tag: Canada

Choklat Gets License to Make Cannabis Chocolate

Written by Sheena Beronio Namaste Technologies Inc announced that Choklat Inc had secured a license from Health Canada to create a line of cannabis-infused chocolate bars, drinks, and sugar-infused products. Choklat Inc is a manufacturer of chocolate in which Namaste Technologies Inc holds 49% equity. The news propelled Namaste’s stock from 16.4% to US$0.30 in […]

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XPhyto Therapeutics’ Cannabis Lab Opens in Canada

Written by Sheena Beronio XPhyto Therapeutics announced recently that its pharmaceutical-grade extraction and processing laboratory in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, is fully operational. Professor Raimar Loebenberg, the founder and director of XPhyto and the Drug Development and Innovation Centre at the University of Alberta, leads the operation […]

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Canadian Scientists Say Flavonoids Provide Pain Killing Power in Pot

Thanks to Canadian legalization, scientists have discovered how the cannabis plant produces molecules (flavonoids) that are highly effective at tackling pain. The team behind the research hope their findings might one day help us create new painkillers that come without the troublesome side effect of potential addiction. The team, based at the University of Guelph, […]

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The Simpsons Predicted Legal Weed in Canada

Canada legalized recreational cannabis last month, meaning that The Simpsons have accurately predicted another world event. It was announced earlier this week that Canada will become the first major world economy to fully legalize recreational marijuana. And while the world waits to see how the nation moves forward with that edict, others realized that this is just the […]

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