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Jesse B. Staniforth

Jesse B. Staniforth is the editor of the free cannabis-industry
newsletter WeedWeek Canada. He also reports on Indigenous issues,
cybersecurity, and food safety.

Articles contributed to Leafly

Drake’s Dream Crew wants to trademark Health Canada’s THC symbol

Drake’s team has its eyes set on commercial use of Health Canada’s THC symbol in the US.

Jesse B. Staniforth - November 14, 2019

Click-and-collect, farm-fresh cannabis coming to Ontario

Ontario government approves new, more convenient cannabis shopping options.

Jesse B. Staniforth - November 7, 2019

Quebec raising age of cannabis consumption to 21 in the new year

One civil rights lawyer calls the provincial move unconstitutional, while public health experts point to potential risks for young adults.

Jesse B. Staniforth - November 6, 2019

Holt Renfrew launches cannabis pop up in time for holidays

Tokyo Smoke teams up with Canada’s top luxury department store, setting sights on Vancouver and Toronto's Mink Mile.

Jesse B. Staniforth - November 5, 2019

Edmonton considers legalizing cannabis consumption lounges

The province of Alberta has always been more open to consumption lounges than other parts of the country.

Jesse B. Staniforth - November 5, 2019

Quebec’s ban on homegrow violates federal law according to courts

Justice Lavoie decided that provincial possession and cultivation bans fall under federal jurisdiction, not provincial.

Jesse B. Staniforth - October 15, 2019

Yukon’s first cannabis store to close on anniversary of legalization

Acting as a buffer between legalization and private retail in the province, government run Cannabis Yukon was only temporary.

Jesse B. Staniforth - October 15, 2019

Are your cannabis plants safe? Backyard thefts are on the rise

While seeds only cost $15 apiece, properly tended outdoor plants can bear 100 grams of bud or more, making the average suburban backyard four-plant grow a desirable target for thieves.

Jesse B. Staniforth - October 4, 2019

Canada’s next cannabis tourism destination could be this small town

Home to a Canopy Growth production facility and Canada's first 420 golf course, Mayor Shawn Pankow wants to put his town on the map.

Jesse B. Staniforth - September 27, 2019