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.
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.
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.
Papers | A Rolling Guide to the Business of Cannabis
We're excited to share that our first issue of Papers is now live.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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 // 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.
BofC // Quick Hits with Unity Marguerite Whittaker, BlyssCloud
Business of Cannabis connected with Unity Margueritte Whittaker, Creative Director and Co-Founder, at Blyss Cloud.
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.
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 // 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 // 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.
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.)
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.