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I'm a copywriter. My first thought was to create a library of cannabis information but I've decided to expand my writing.
I used to write for an agency that specialized in merchandising for influencers. Check it out.
how to get more out of your weed with high-quality Canadian cannabis
I'm back with round 2 with Msiku: In November I wrote about three licensed producers from Nova Scotia. I picked three licensed producers that I thought deserved recognition. The three companies I wrote about were Msiku, Skosha and Truro. I received a lot of responses. Good reviews, bad reviews, questions about the company. Most of it was about Msiku. Everybody wanted to know about the Nova Scotia cannabis brand co-owned by the Mi’kmaw first nations.
There is high-quality cannabis coming out of cottage country!
Do you remember when I talked about Truro? The licensed producer from Nova Scotia making their products in “tuna cans”? You remember. I found another licensed producer doing the same thing with their packaging. Much like Truro, Muskoka Grown packages their cannabis in jars that look like this:
What does it mean to be a Cannabis Connoisseur?
So, I recently tried a 510 cartridge from Top Leaf. The strain was called Florida Lemons. It’s possible the name was too suggestive, but it really did taste like a Florida lemon. Regardless, it had a nice citrus flavour. I liked it.
How are Ontario cannabis dispensaries expected to make a living with these ever-changing and constricting regulations?
Welcome, This week, I won’t be recommending any strains. This is the last time you will read the word terpene. I won’t be telling you what anything smells or taste like either. This article has no THC content. I will be talking about an issue effecting cannabis dispensaries and licensed producers alike.
Why you should be consuming 48North products.
The cannabis market: the new marketing frontier. Licensed Producers have much to consider when it comes to getting their product to market. It’s not enough to grow weed and tell your friends. Or like In Half-Baked, when they walked around handing out business cards with joints attached as samples. Don’t do it. It’s illegal. Growers are now expected to be branding experts.
What do you think about brands focusing on using science to improve the health and wellness of their users?
So far I’ve talked mostly about Value and craft brands. They cater to the wants and needs of the market. The recreational market could easily fund research and innovation in other parts of the cannabis industry. Value and Craft brands are not the entire industry. You haven’t even gotten me started on the CBD market. Specifically, the medical market’s research and development-oriented brands.
So you don’t care about craft cannabis? You’re more into value?
Craft Cannabis is a culture. Hand-tended, all-natural, customized care. It makes the bud an incredibly high-quality product but it also makes the weed expensive. Cannabis in Canada is a multi-billion-dollar market. Different people are naturally going to want different products and experiences. That’s life.
Have you tried Nugs from Nova Scotia?
BC bud is good, but don’t limit yourself. Everybody knows BC bud. Even if you’re not a smoker/drinker/vaper/edible taker, you know BC. British Columbia has a reputation for being a major producer of potent quality cannabis. BC’s hills, valleys, mild weather and humid climate are perfect for outdoor grows. BC’s cannabis community is rich with experienced people who have knowledge of growing good cannabis in any setting. People have even been known to sneak BC bud back over the border into the states.
Legal Weed in Canada is weird right?
Remember the old days when you knew a guy (or girl) who knew a guy (or girl)? Life seemed simpler didn’t it? Your option was weed. You didn't know the what OG meant. (It means Ocean Grown). You didn't care what Kush was. Of course, you never knew what you were getting, and it was impossible to find out where your weed came from. You also didn't know if the weed was radiated or had some sort of pesticide used on it. The pot of yore could have been cut with something. You would have never known. You were never going to see a health Canada sticker on that weed.