Canada prepares for new Cannabis Culture

It’s coming, and as both someone in the media and a Canadian, I have to admit, it’s a very exciting time.

For those of you not aware, on October 17th 2018 Cannabis and Cannabis products will be legally sold in Canada without a prescription, and we’ve had the early preview of whats to come.

We want to share a few of the great companies that we have been able to learn about in our new series called Green.

So let’s start with some of the early players.


CannTrust (The Grower)

Since its inception in 2014, CannTrust has led the Canadian market in producing a pharmaceutically standardized product.

As a federally regulated licensed producer, CannTrust brings more than 40 years of pharmacy and healthcare experience to the medical cannabis industry.  CannTrust currently operates the recently completed 250,000 sq. ft. Phase One redevelopment of its 450,000 sq. ft. Niagara Perpetual Harvest Facility. The 200,000 sq. ft. Phase Two redevelopment is expected to be operational in the third quarter and the projected 600,000 sq. ft. greenhouse expansion has begun and is fully funded. The industry’s broadest product portfolio is prepared and packaged at the 60,000 sq. ft. manufacturing centre of excellence in Vaughan, Ontario.

Thanks so CANNTrust, there are some unique and alluring brands hitting the market this fall.



For the educated user who knows what they want, liiv has got what they need to meet their daily challenges head-on. liiv features strains already popular with experienced users and provides cannabis products in formats beyond dried flower and pre-rolled joints – oils and capsules – which offer additional flexibility and convenience beyond smoking or vaporizing.



Xscape strains are carefully curated for specific experiences, making it easy for consumers to choose the right strains for their adventures. Whether it’s Walk the Dog (perfect for, well, walking the dog) or Flix N Chill (nudge, nudge), Xscape has a strain for that. Xscape helps to eliminate consumer confusion by giving them the reference points they need to guide their imagination and their choices. Xscape products come in dried flower and pre-rolled joints.



This unique collection of flavour-first strains is great for consumers who like to keep things social. Whether it’s date night, a dinner party or something else entirely, the Synr.g strains have been crafted to enrich every gathering. These sharable products come in dried flower and pre-rolled joints.


So, what’s to come? Make sure to follow as we delve into the new and exciting cannabis industry that is about to go legal and explode here in Canada.

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