Regulatory + Compliance
BofC // Quick Hits with Matt Maurer, Vice Chair Cannabis Law Group, Partner + Litigator, Torkin Manes LLP
Matt Maurer is the Vice Chair of the Cannabis Law Group at Torkin Manes LLP. In the midst of MJBizCon, he joined Business of Cannabis following the release of the cannabis retail regulations coming forward in Ontario.
Cannabis Education – Why It’s Important
Last year, Deloitte published a study on consumption habits of Canadians. It found that 66% of cannabis consumers were using it to help with relaxation and sleep, and 62%were consuming to reduce stress and anxiety. There were many who assumed that the introduction of cannabis for adult-use purposes would reduce the demand for medical cannabis, but the early days are showing just the opposite. With the legal grey areas fading, and the stigma around cannabis consumption lessening every day, more and more patients and physicians are looking to cannabis as a serious option – however, the traditional circle of care has neglected to adequately support those patients using medical cannabis.
BofC Introduces Age Verification: Because It Takes A Village
Business of Cannabis launches age verification system to restrict access to content to those to are legally-aged.
Clearing Out the Haze: Five Things to Know about the Legalization of Cannabis
Canada is on the cusp of an exciting new industry, with a unique opportunity to lead in innovation, development, health and safety, and more. On October 17, 2018, Canada will become the first G7 country to fully legalize adult-use recreational cannabis across the nation.
Four Issues to be resolved in cannabis legalization, by Reva Seth
For cannabis legalization to succeed the most crucial issue will be for those invested in its outcome to engage in a meaningful conversation about safety.
Papers | A Rolling Guide to the Business of Cannabis
We're excited to share that our first issue of Papers is now live.
BofC // Quick Hits with Hugh O’Beirne, President, New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association
Hugh O'Beirne, the President of the New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association (NJCIA) joined Business of Cannabis for an interview (taped on 4/20) to talk about New Jersey and the latest news on the regulatory and business fronts.
Business of Cannabis on Breakfast Television - 4/20/18
Business of Cannabis President Jay Rosenthal joined the Breakfast Television Toronto team to talk about how to speak to your kids about cannabis in the age of legalization. As an added bonus, it was 4/20 - which opened up the conversation to a brief 4/20 history lesson.
BofC // Quick Hits with Arthur de Cordova, Managing Director, Ziel
Business of Cannabis sat down with Arthur de Cordova - the Managing Director of Ziel. Ziel’s technology - Apex - addresses the need for yeast and mold control in the final dried flower product.
BofC // Quick Hits with James O’Hara, President & CEO, CFAMM
Today we had the benefit of connecting with James O’Hara, the newly announced President and CEO of CFAMM - Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana - which is a preeminent voice for medical cannabis patients in Canada.
BofC // Quick Hits with Josh Campbell, President, dosist
Today Business of Cannabis was joined by Josh Campbell, the President of dosist, on what is a big day for them and for the Canadian cannabis industry. That’s because dosist announced a partnership today with Hiku Brands - the company formed by Tokyo Smoke and DOJA.
BofC joins Business News Network to talk about marketing regulations
Jay Rosenthal, president of the Business of Cannabis, spoke with BNN about Ottawa's recent update on cannabis marketing, which includes new rules around packaging and celebrity endorsements.
BofC // Quick Hits with Smokey Thomas, President, OPSEU
We were joined by Smokey Thomas for a Quick Hits discussion on March 20, 2018. Watch our 2017 interviews with Smokey Thomas here and here.
BofC joined The Morning News with Gord Gillies, 770 CHQR Calgary
Business of Cannabis President Jay Rosenthal joined The Morning News with Gord Gillies on 770 CHQR in Calgary on March 6, 2018 to talk about the future of the black market of cannabis in Canada.
BofC // Quick Hits with Harrison Jordan
We were pleased to be joined by Harrison Jordan who is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, articling Lewin Segara LLP and understands well the nuances of regulatory environment of cannabis in Canada.
BofC // Week in Review with Jason Moscovici, Robic
Business of Cannabis was pleased to be joined by Jason Moscovici of Robic law firm out of Montreal.
The cannabis industry must earn the trust of Canadians // BofC & Ample Organics
Ample Organics' President and CEO John Prentice and Business of Cannabis Co-Founder and President Jay Rosenthal co-authored an article for The Globe and Mail regarding the industry's responsibility over the coming year.
Business of Cannabis joins Metro Morning
Business of Cannabis Co-Founder and President Jay Rosenthal joined CBC Metro Morning to talk about the latest research conducted with Human Resources Professionals Association and Public Services Health and Safety Association.
BofC // Quick Hits with Ivan Ross Vrána, Vice President, Public Affairs, Hill+Knowlton Strategies
Business of Cannabis was to be joined by Ivan Ross Vrána, Vice President, Public Affairs, Hill+Knowlton Strategies to talk about the Senate taking up C45 as well as British Columbia’s retail distribution regime rolled out recently.
BofC Speaks with The Andrew Lawton Show
of Cannabis Co-Founder and President Jay Rosenthal spoke with Andrew Lawton on The Andrew Lawton Show on AM980 CFPL today to talk about the latest research from the Human Resources Professionals Association, Public Services Health and Safety Association and Business of Cannabis regarding workplace readiness for legalization.
BofC visits Breakfast Television
This morning, Business of Cannabis Co-Founder and President Jay Rosenthal joined the Breakfast Television team to talk about how workplaces are preparing for legalization. (View video.)