Cannabis

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Rethink makes rolling papers that double as straws for Truss

The Molson-Hexo joint venture takes a masterbrand approach to introducing a “trusted” family of cannabis-infused drinks.

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View from the C-Suite: Truss unveils five new cannabis beverage brands

How CMO Lori Hatcher helped the Molson-Hexo joint venture build a product line that caters to various cannabis occasions.

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Why High Tide has pegged Ontario for even more growth

The company became Canada’s biggest cannabis retailer after acquiring Meta Growth last week. Its CEO explains what’s next.

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How cannabis consumers handled pandemic buying

Increasingly looking to lift their mood and relax, their interest in online browsing has not slowed since stores reopened.

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Why Superette is cautiously optimistic about cannabis retail

The weed co’s delayed expansion to Toronto highlights the sector’s ongoing struggles.

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Canopy Growth to reallocate marketing dollars

After a 25% sales and marketing reduction in Q1, the cannabis producer is now focusing on product quality, execution and expansion.

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Will Tweed convert alcohol drinkers?

With a new beverage, the brand sets its eyes on driving sales away from the alcohol category and into cannabis.

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Second Cup parent company opens its cannabis store

Aegis Brands’ Hemisphere Cannabis is pursuing a premium retail experience that guides all consumers to the right product.

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Weed brands still struggle to connect with consumers

A survey also shows brands that do have high awareness are not always the best at converting and satisfying customers.

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Fire & Flower opens shop next to Couche-Tard

By co-locating with Circle K, the cannabis retailer hopes to add a more convenient option to its omnichannel strategy.

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Which brands are leading Ontario’s cannabis market?

A report from OCS also shows how “cannabis 2.0″ products are faring against more tried-and-true formats.

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Friendly Stranger gives back to community with a digital drag show

The cannabis retailer wants to do more than just fly a rainbow flag after opening a store in Toronto’s LGBTQ neighbourhood.

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Why Flowr is sending seeds to gardeners

The cannabis producer is building on a recent rebrand by applying its growing expertise to consumers’ herbs and vegetables.

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Canopy Growth parts ways with two top executives

Marketing leader David Bigioni is among over 800 staff who left the cannabis producer this year as it looks to cut costs.

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Parachute gets parents to keep cannabis edibles ‘high and locked’

The non-profit shifts its target in response to an uptick in calls to poison control centres.