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Welcome to Legalized, Navigator Ltd.’s in-depth look at the emerging cannabis market in Canada. This is uncharted territory: it’s the end of prohibition. You’ll hear from the people who have been there since the beginning – pushing the boundaries to change policy, moving from outlaws to licensed professionals, and preparing for a huge market shift. We’re looking at the current state of cannabis regulation, business, and technology in Canada, how we got here, and where we’re headed.

Welcome to Legalized, Navigator Ltd.’s in-depth look at the emerging cannabis market in Canada. This is uncharted territory: it’s the end of prohibition. You’ll hear from the people who have been there since the beginning – pushing the boundaries to change policy, moving from outlaws to licensed professionals, and preparing for a huge market shift. We’re looking at the current state of cannabis regulation, business, and technology in Canada, how we got here, and where we’re headed.
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Canada

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Welcome to Legalized, Navigator Ltd.’s in-depth look at the emerging cannabis market in Canada. This is uncharted territory: it’s the end of prohibition. You’ll hear from the people who have been there since the beginning – pushing the boundaries to change policy, moving from outlaws to licensed professionals, and preparing for a huge market shift. We’re looking at the current state of cannabis regulation, business, and technology in Canada, how we got here, and where we’re headed.

Twitter:

@navltd

Language:

English

Contact:

(416) 642-6440


Episodes

Cannabis and Finance

4/18/2017
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For our final episode, we talk about how professionalized cannabis has become by discussing the first cannabis-focused funds in Canada. Featuring: Jake Dawson, Senior Product Specialist at Hybrid Financial; Rosy Mondin, Executive Director of the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada; Hugo Alves, Partner and Corporate Commercial and Climate Change Lawyer at Bennett Jones; John Fowler, President and CEO of Supreme Pharmaceuticals; and Will Stewart, Managing Principal at Navigator Ltd.

Duration: 00:19:05


7 Acres Tour

4/11/2017
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We walk you through the stages of cannabis production at 7 Acres, the growing facility for Supreme Pharmaceuticals. Featuring: John Fowler, President and CEO of Supreme Pharmaceuticals.

Duration: 00:19:12


From Outlaw to In-law

4/4/2017
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With legalization of recreational consumption looming, cannabis has changed a lot. Along with the changes, Adam Greenblatt has moved from working with dispensaries, to intervening in Supreme Court cannabis cases, to working for corporate cannabis. We talk about how the industry has changed by following Adam's career. Featuring: Adam Greenblatt, Head of Quebec Engagement for Tweed; Rosy Mondin, Executive Director of the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada; Hugo Alves, Partner and Corporate...

Duration: 00:24:08


The Task Force

3/28/2017
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We talk with the Honourable Anne McLellan about the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation's recommendations for how to legalize recreational consumption in Canada. Featuring: Anne McLellan, Chair of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation; Mark Pugash, Director of Corporate Communications, Toronto Police Service.

Duration: 00:25:34


Cannabis And Advertising

3/21/2017
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Should cannabis companies be allowed to advertise their products? We talk about the current advertising restrictions for medical cannabis and whether or not they should apply to the recreational industry. Featuring: Ian Chamandy, Founding Partner of Blueprint Business Architecture; John Fowler, CEO of Supreme Pharmaceuticals; Rebecca Jesseman, Senior Policy Advisor at the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse; Deepak Anand, Executive Director of the Canadian National Medical Marijuana...

Duration: 00:25:17


The Genetics Bottleneck

3/14/2017
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What does legalizing cannabis at the federal level really mean? We use the genetics bottleneck to look at federal regulation for recreational consumption in Canada. Featuring: David Brown, Communications Director and Editor-in-Chief at Lift; Will Stewart, Managing Principal at Navigator Ltd.; Deepak Anand, Executive Director of the Canadian National Medical Marijuana Association.

Duration: 00:21:27


Cannabis and Public Health

3/7/2017
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Creating policy for recreation consumption of cannabis is not an easy task. There's a natural tension between public health and industry interests and this week we're discussing the public health perspective on legalization. Featuring: Rebecca Jesseman, Senior Policy Advisor at the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse; Mark Pugash, Director of Corporate Communications, Toronto Police Service; Marcus Charles, Co-founder of JUJU Joints.

Duration: 00:22:46


Colorado, Washington, and Canada

2/28/2017
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This week, we're looking at other states that have gone through legalization. We're comparing regulations in Colorado and Washington and discussing how they could apply to Canada. Featuring: John Prentice, CEO of Ample Organics; Rosy Mondin, Executive Director of the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada; Marcus Charles, Co-founder of JUJU Joints; Rebecca Jesseman, Senior Policy Advisor at the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.

Duration: 00:20:53


Canadians and Cannabis

2/21/2017
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How do Canadians feel about upcoming legalization? For this episode, we talk about the results from Navigator's monthly poll that tracks public opinion on the changing market. Featuring: John Prentice, CEO of Ample Organics; Chris Kelly, Principle at Navigator Ltd.

Duration: 00:18:11


Cannabis and Tech

2/14/2017
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We go through cannabis gets from seed-to-sale by talking about three companies that are using technology to make the process more efficient, more transparent, and to improve the consumer experience. Featuring: John Prentice, CEO of Ample Organics; Matei Olaru, CEO of Lift; Marcus Charles, Co-Founder of JUJU Joints

Duration: 00:26:26


The Professionalization of Cannabis

2/7/2017
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For this episode, we're talking about the professionalization of cannabis. How has the space developed? Where is the expertise? We talk about how people got started in the industry. Featuring: John Fowler, President and CEO of Supreme Pharmaceuticals; Rosy Mondin, Executive Director of the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada; Robert Benzie, Queen's Park Bureau Chief for the Toronto Star; Hugo Alves, Partner and Corporate Commercial and Climate Change Lawyer at Bennett Jones; and Ian...

Duration: 00:22:04


What’s legal, what’s not

1/31/2017
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There's a cloud of confusion around the current regulations for marijuana. We clarify what's legal and what's not, who can sell it, who can buy it, and where dispensaries fit in. Featuring: Navigator's Will Stewart; President and CEO of Supreme Pharmaceuticals, John Fowler; Executive Director of the Cannabis Trade Alliance of Canada, Rosy Mondin; Queen's Park Bureau Chief for the Toronto Star, Robert Benzie; and Parliamentary Bureau Chief for the Sun chain of newspapers, David Akin.

Duration: 00:21:52


Why we’re doing this podcast

1/31/2017
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This is kind of like episode 0.5, to set the stage for our first episode. There are a lot of competing objectives and goals with legalizing recreational marijuana use. There are also a lot of questions that need to be answered: How will distribution work? Who will be responsible for what? What will be legal on day one?

Duration: 00:07:25


Welcome to Legalized, our new podcast!

1/24/2017
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Legalized is an in-depth look at the current state of cannabis regulation, business, and technology in Canada, how we got here, and where we're heading.

Duration: 00:01:48