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Posts published by “Reid Wright”

Based in Hamilton, Ontario, Reid graduated in Chemistry from York University and freelanced for a variety of publications. He covers Canada and the East Coast of the US

Coca-Cola “no plans” for cannabis infused drinks

Cannabis stocks shed some of their early gains Tuesday, after Coca-Cola Co.’s CEO said the drinks giant has no plans for the sector, disappointing hopes that global beverages companies were poised to bring their capital and marketing clout to…

Could cannabis legalisation boost tobacco?

In Canada, use of cannabis will soon be completely legal, mainstream and widespread.  Will cannabis actually help increase smoking tobacco consumption in Canada? Instinctively many think the answer is  – yes, tobacco sales will increase as a result – but…

Walmart to sell Cannabis

Walmart‘s Canadian unit said on Tuesday it is exploring the possibility of selling cannabis-based products, although it did not set a date for it.  Walmart has a reputation for moral probity in some areas so the announcement came…

Cannabis Emporiums of Toronto

Cannabis retail is in a strange hiatus in Canada’s top city.  Legalisation is a month away, although  retail outlets, other than dispensaries, are not formally allowed to open until April 2019. Across the city, licensed and unlicensed dispensaries are…

Getting High – Cannabis stock picking

Forget Canada – try Germany.  Canadis this year’s story – especially with legalsation on 17th Ocotber. But Germany is next year’s story., even though legal sales were only a few million in the 12 months to July 2018/…