Category Archives: Events

Q&A: Stockhouse’s Cindy Broad on why U.S. pot businesses look to Canada for capital

As cannabis legalization continues to flourish in North America, several U.S. marijuana companies are turning to Canada’s stock markets in order to build capital. Major cannabis companies such as Flow Kana, MedMen and Wagner Dimas have decided to avoid legal roadblocks in the U.S. by offering shares through Canadian exchanges and generating millions in financing. […]

Woodstock 50th anniversary concert might sell a special signature marijuana strain

(courtesy Woodstock on Facebook) The return of the legendary Woodstock music festival just wouldn’t feel right without its own brand of cannabis. Woodstock festival co-creator Michael Lang recently talked to Billboard about his efforts to resurrect the iconic event for a 50th anniversary show this summer in New York, which could possibly feature its very […]

Cannabis Events in Canada for February 2019

There’s lots to love about February if you love cannabis. We’ve rounded up educational workshops, cooking classes, infused dinners, and more cannabis-centric events happening across Canada this month. Are you hosting a cannabis event in Canada? Email [email protected] to share your event with the Leafly community. British Columbia When: Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, 7 p.m. to […]

High Times to Acquire Spannabis, Europe’s Largest Cannabis Event

Today, Hightimes Holding Corp., the parent company of High Times, announced its plan to acquire the assets and business of Feria Del Canamo, S.L., doing business as Spannabis—the European Union’s largest Cannabis industry event. Billed as part trade show and part research conference, Spannabis has plans to return to Barcelona for its 16th edition of the celebration […]

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Dec. 21-28

Regina retailers consider forming a co-op, Vancouver’s first recreational cannabis store is about to open, and Manitoba premier Brian Pallister apparently didn’t realize oil, oral sprays, and oil capsules are already legal. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada. Top Headlines From Around the Web Some First Nations Ban Ontario Cannabis Store […]

Mike Tyson plans to host a marijuana-friendly music festival in California

(image courtesy Mike Tyson on Facebook) Mike Tyson’s newly acquired cannabis ranch will be the backdrop for yet another major California music festival. The former heavyweight boxing champ has announced that the first Kind Music Festival will take place Feb. 23 at the Tyson Ranch Resort, reports the Press-Enterprise. According to the event’s official website, […]

Hit This: The Leafly Weekly Agenda for Dec. 24-30

Over the weekend, America traveled to relatives or vacation spots for the long Christmas break. And hopefully, you got all your shopping done. Now, what’s next? Stock up on the trending sativa Tangerine Dream, make time for the NBA on Christmas Day, and the new comedy Watson and Holmes. Here’s your pop culture cannabis pairings […]

This Week in Cannabis: Top Stories From Across Canada From Dec. 14-20

Health Canada announces proposed regulations for edibles, extracts, and topicals, theCanadian Automobile Association’s latest PSA against impaired driving is a flop, and Manitoba announces plans to levy fees on Indigenous on-reserve cannabis stores, setting themselves up for a messy Indian Act legal challenge. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada. Top Headlines […]

Emerald Cup 2018 award winners announced

(courtesy Emerald Cup on Instagram) Some of best cannabis in the world was recognized over the weekend at this year’s Emerald Cup. Dubbed by some as the Academy Awards of marijuana, the Bay Area-based competition invited the industry’s most discerning experts to rank the best best flowers, edibles, and extracts California has to offer. This […]

Emerald Cup 2018 in Photos: Willie Nelson, Kevin Smith, and Dabs Galore

You know the old cliché: “Everyone who entered is a winner.” But that was the stone cold truth last weekend north of San Francisco at the 15th annual Emerald Cup cannabis competition, expo, and smoke-out. Every single entrant in the massive contest survived the test of California adult use cannabis legalization and implementation. It was […]