Insights

July 12, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Brian Zeiler-Kligman, Sussex Strategy Group

Brian Zeiler-Kligman is a Senior Associate at Sussex Strategy Group - a public affairs firm based in Toronto. Brian has a long history working in the beverage industry and he penned a piece on the Sussex blog about the increasing importance of social responsibility and the impact that social responsibility has on heavily regulated industry, such as alcohol and cannabis.

May 17, 2018

BofC Joins The Craig Needles Show to talk about size of the Canadian cannabis market

of Cannabis Co-Founder and President Jay Rosenthal joined The Craig Needles Show on May 10, 2018 to talk about the new CIBC report talking about the relative size of the recreational cannabis market in Canada.

May 17, 2018

Papers | A Rolling Guide to the Business of Cannabis

We're excited to share that our first issue of Papers is now live.

May 17, 2018

BofC Joins BNN Bloomberg to talk Ample Organics/BofC Survey Results

Jay Rosenthal joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss a new survey his platform conducted along with Amply Organics, which asked Canada's cannabis executives how they feel about the state of the industry and what's ahead.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Sean Dollinger, CEO, Namaste Technologies

Sean Dollinger, Namaste Technologies' CEO, joined Business of Cannabis to talk about the acquisition, the importance in crafting a company that is responsive and mindful of customers online and how Namaste Technologies is taking a page from other customer-centric e-commerce platforms that have been able to take on the biggest players in the e-commerce world.

May 17, 2018

Legalized Cannabis: Workplace Training - Presented by BofC, MNP and Sherrard Kuzz LLP, hosted by HRPA

Business of Cannabis, MNP and Sherrard Kuzz LLP have worked alongside the Human Resources Professionals Association to launch “Legalized Cannabis: Workplace Training” - a series of day-long training sessions for Ontario HR professionals.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Terry Kulaga, Weed Me

Terry Kulaga is Weed Me's Co-Founder and CEO. He joined Business of Cannabis to talk about their license and their approach to the coming months. Read the full news release from Weed Me here.

May 17, 2018

5 Months In - An Open Letter To Friends of Business of Cannabis

As we turn the calendar into May, it’s amazing to the team at Business of Cannabis that we are only 5 months out from our launch event at Dentons in late November. And what a 5 months is has been!

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Rebecca Brown, Crowns Creative

BofC Chief Marketing Officer connected with Rebecca Brown, Crowns Creative art director, strategist and project manager. Read more about Crowns Creative in this Strategy Online story.

May 17, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Corey Herscu, RNMKR PR

We caught up quickly with Corey Herscu, Founder and CEO of RNMKR PR, to talk about his 4/20 event featuring key leaders in the Canadian cannabis sector - including John Prentice of Ample Organics, Matei Olaru of Lift, John Fowler of Supreme, Michael Garbuz of CannaRoyalty, Daniel Pearlstein of Canopy Rivers and Irie Selkirk of Emblem.

May 17, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Sean Dollinger, Namaste Technologies

We are pleased to be joined by Sean Dollinger, the CEO of Namaste Technology. Namaste is being hailed as the Amazon of the cannabis space, as it is the now the world's largest e-commerce seller of cannabis-related products.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Dooma Wendschuh, Co-Founder and CEO, Province Brands

We were joined by Dooma Wendschuh, Co-Founder and CEO of Province Brands to talk about what this partnership means to his company, to the sector overall and what the future holds for this important partnership.

May 17, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Strainprint

We caught up with Strainprint’s CEO Andrew Muroff and President & CTO David Berg to find out the latest on Strainprint Analytics and the implications for decision making in Ottawa.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Unity Marguerite Whittaker, BlyssCloud

Business of Cannabis connected with Unity Margueritte Whittaker, Creative Director and Co-Founder, at Blyss Cloud.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Alex Shiff, Navigator Ltd.

On March 20, 2018, we spoke with Alex Shiff, a Senior Consultant at Navigator for deeper dive into Navigator's recently completed public opinion research.

May 17, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Markus Merrill, Vend Data Media Solutions

We were pleased to be joined by Markus Merrill, General Manager Canada for Vend Data Media Solutions (VDMS). VDMS has developed a smart technology for point of sale solutions that may be applicable to the cannabis marketplace in Canada and elsewhere.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Dr. Adam Rothschild, PGH MMJ - A cannabis medicine physician prescribing in Pennsylvania

We spoke with Dr. Rothschild, we described how doctors are able to certify themselves to prescribe cannabis as well as why, he believes, physicians are resistant to prescribing cannabis to patients.

May 17, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

Business of Cannabis: A Brand for Business

When we launched Business of Cannabis in November 2017, we knew, that like the rest of the industry, we were entering into relatively unchartered territory.

May 17, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Janet Yale, President & CEO, The Arthritis Society

Today, we were joined by Janet Yale, President and CEO of The Arthritis Society. Janet previously served as executive vice president at TELUS, and president and CEO of the Canadian Cable Television Association, along with other c-suite roles in private, public and not-for-profit organizations.

May 17, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

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.

May 17, 2018

BofC // Week in Review with Michael Garbuz, CannaRoyalty

As Business of Cannabis heads into February, there is no shortage of things to talk about Canadian cannabis sector and we were lucky to have Michael Garbuz from CannaRoyalty join us this afternoon to look at the Week that was.

May 17, 2018

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.)

May 17, 2018

BofC // Quick Hits with Karey Shuhendler, Canadian Nurses Association

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is currently lobbying the Canadian government for $125 million over 5 years - the equivalent of seventy cents for each Canadian - to drive a robust public education campaign to help Canadians better understand the dangers and risks of non-medical cannabis use.