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Leafythings awarded "Best Innovative Technology" at Industry Awards


At O'Cannabiz 2022 Industry Awards Gala in Toronto

 Leafythings, a leading cannabis directory platform and mobile application, is thrilled to announce that the Company was named Best Innovative Technology at the O'Cannabiz Industry Awards Gala.  This award recognizes the best of the best in the Canadian cannabis industry.

Leafythings Chief Access Officer Elias Theodorou Accepts The Most Innovative Technology award at the 2022 O'Cannabiz Industry Awards (CNW Group/Leafythings Canada)

"We are ecstatic to be recognized as the Best Innovative Technology in Canada," said Elias Theodorou, Chief Access Officer. 


The weed isn't making you paranoid — the pot shop really does have cameras

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Cannabis and liquor store protections for customers' and employees' private information has improved significantly since B.C.'s privacy watchdog issued recommendations.

B.C. cannabis buyers needn’t worry pot is making them paranoid if they see surveillance cameras at their retailer.

There are cameras.

But, not to worry.

B.C.’s privacy watchdog says the province’s liquor and cannabis stores have improved protection of customers’ personal information, a year after media stories indicated problems.

“I am encouraged to see that retailers have, by and large, taken action following the report to ensure compliance with B.C.’s privacy laws,” information and privacy commissioner Michael McEvoy said.


Canix raises $10M to expand its cannabis seed-to-sale platform across the U.S. and Canada


Canix today is announcing a $10m raise from venture capitalists. The company sees using the capital to expand throughout the United States and Canada, allowing it to scale its cultivation forecasting and production planning ERP platform to meet market-specific regulations.

The round was led by an unannounced firm — one that wishes not to be disclosed. Other investors include Altair V.C., Cathexis Ventures and Emles Ventures, and other notable angels. Canix won the top prize at TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield in 2020.


TILT Holdings inhalation hardware and cannabis extraction collaboration launches in Massachusetts

cannabis in jar

Commonwealth Alternative Care & Jupiter Research Combine Offerings to Bring Infinity Vaporizer to Dispensary Shelves

TILT Holdings Inc. (“TILT” or the “Company”) (NEO:TILT) (OTCQX: TLLTF), a global provider of cannabis business solutions that include inhalation technologies, cultivation, manufacturing, processing, brand development, and retail, today announced that InfinityTM, Jupiter Research LLC’s (“Jupiter”) proprietary all-in-one vaporizer, featuring Commonwealth Alternative Care Inc. (“CAC”) cold press and cured resin cannabis oils will hit shelves tomorrow, Friday, May 20 at both CAC locations, and will soon be available at medical and recreational dispensaries throughout Massachusetts.


Alberta-based agricultural technology company HEMPALTA(TM) experiences immediate sales traction with Hemp-Fresco(TM) food preservation product


Hemp-Fresco food preservation pads available in Alberta market and globally online with new branding and packaging


U.S. CannaTech company BLAZE® acquires Canadian POS software company Greenline


BLAZE Expands to Canada in Strategic Move to Enter a Federally Regulated Market

Cannabis technology company BLAZE Solutions, Inc. ("BLAZE" or "the Company") has acquired Vancouver-based dispensary POS software company Greenline, becoming one of the few cannabis operations software systems in both Canada and the U.S. The acquisition allows BLAZE to better serve its international clients, while also enabling the Company to gain experience operating in Canada's federally regulated marketplace.


Pineapple Express enters agreement to offer same-day medical cannabis delivery to Entourage Health patients


Fire & Flower continues to expand delivery services through CannDeliv technology platform and industry-leading logistics

Fire & Flower Holdings Corp. ("Fire & Flower" or the "Company") (TSX: FAF) (OTCQX: FFLWF), a leading cannabis consumer retail and technology platform announced today that its wholly owned delivery and logistics subsidiary, Pineapple Express Delivery Inc. ("Pineapple Express") has entered into an agreement with Entourage Health Corp. (TSX-V: ENTG) (OTCQX: ETRGF) (FSE: 4WE) ("Entourage") to provide same-day delivery services to Entourage's patients in certain regions within Ontario.


Canadian cultivator takes new approach to employee retention with equipment from Mobius

Cannabis Hanging Drying

Unfilled jobs in the food-service and hospitality industries are making it difficult for cannabis companies to retain entry-level employees, prompting some cultivators to change how they operate to gain a competitive advantage in the labor market.

Safari Flower Co. — a licensed cannabis producer in Ontario’s Niagara region — is combating the so-called “Great Resignation” with automated processing equipment from Mobius, a cannabis automation and technology firm.


Superette becomes DoorDash Canada's first merchant partner to launch cannabis pickup

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For the first time ever, DoorDash Canada will offer cannabis pickup on its app in partnership with Superette, a leading Canadian cannabis retail and lifestyle brand

Superette, a leading local cannabis retail and lifestyle brand, and DoorDash Technologies Canada Inc. (“DoorDash”), have entered into a partnership to provide cannabis pickup in Toronto, Canada. As the market leader for its differentiated approach to cannabis retail, Superette was a natural choice for DoorDash’s first foray into cannabis. With a proven track record for transforming cannabis retail shopping into an immersive experience, Superette will apply their creative approach to cannabis retail on the DoorDash marketplace app. 


Niagara College pot program get a $641,000 grant from federal agency

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Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake campus will see a cash infusion of $641,800 over a two-year period for research and development “to address challenges and continue advancement in the cannabis industry” aimed at their Commercial Cannabis Production program.


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