Shoppers Drug Mart launches medical marijuana ecommerce platform

Shoppers Drug Mart took its first step into the cannabis industry on Tuesday, officially launching its ecommerce platform for medical cannabis. As of today, residents in Ontario can now log in and purchase

Published on: January 8th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Lift & Co. introduces user-driven cannabis data bank

In light of cannabis legalization in Canada today, Lift & Co. is introducing a user-driven databank to help consumers select the proper solution for their needs - think of it as a personalization engine for

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Tom Li

HashtagTrending: Cannabis and machine learning; ‘Weed-dating’; and tracking consumption

It’s October 17th and unless you’ve been living under a rock you probably know what that means. Recreational cannabis is now officially legal across Canada and in light of this we decided to

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

‘Vapium Lite’ is a USB-C powered, Canadian-made cannabis vaporizer

With cannabis legalization today, Canadians will notice that the "personal devices" market just got a bit bigger. Vapium, a Canadian company specializing in cannabis technology, launched its Vapium Lite cannabis vaporizer on Oct.

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Tom Li

Technology companies play key role in new cannabis industry

Legalization of marijuana has arrived in Canada, and technology is playing a big role in this new industry, everything from artificial intelligence in production, to software for supply chain management, to e-commerce sites

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

We used AI to replicate the Ontario Cannabis Store logo for free

Logojoy co-founders Dawson Whitfield and Rares Crisan are quick to point out that the $650,000 price tag attributed to the new Ontario Cannabis Store brand unveiled last week would have included far more

Published on: March 14th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Ontario chooses Shopify to run online cannabis sales

Ontario has chosen Shopify Inc.’s e-commerce platform for in-store and online cannabis sales. The Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (OCRC), a subsidiary of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), announced this morning that

Published on: February 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

How legal marijuana will be distributed with blockchain

As the legalization of marijuana in Canada inches closer, companies are tapping into blockchain technology to help distributors, and provincial governments, minimize fraud and potential criminal activity. Budbo, a California-based analytics company focused

Published on: January 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop