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Cannabis From investing in pot to baking it in brownies: Your complete list of The Globe’s cannabis explainers

We’re almost there. Cannabis legalization is a few days away and Canadians' collective interest has peaked. The Globe has published dozens of articles on several aspects of legal cannabis, including several articles that discuss everything from what each province is doing to how to talk to your kids about pot. We have been documenting Canada’s preparations for legalization day, and the possible future that comes after. Our cannabis portal is good places to get caught up and stay informed once legalization is here.

Here’s our list of cannabis explainers:

Production manager Shawn McDougall shows a cannabis flower after its been harvested and dried at Blissco Cannabis Corp. in Langley, B.C. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.

JONATHAN HAYWARD/The Canadian Press

Canadian cannabis will be legal in a few days. Read this first

Where can Canadians buy and smoke marijuana when legalization begins on Oct. 17? Who benefits from legal cannabis? Here’s an overview of the big questions

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Cannabis is photographed growing in a MedReleaf facilitiy in Markham, On., on Friday, February 2, 2018.

Christopher Katsarov/The Globe and Mail

Cannabis legalization: What is your province or territory doing? A guide

Legal recreational marijuana will be a reality on Oct. 17. Here’s what different governments are doing to prepare, and what you need to know about what comes next.

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Visit the Cannabis Laws and Regulations page




Mike Babins, co-owner of Evergreen Cannabis Society, weighs marijuana at the dispensary in Vancouver, on Tuesday September 18, 2018. Darryl Dyck/The Globe and Mail

DARRYL DYCK/The Globe and Mail

A consumer’s guide to cannabis basics

For the uninitiated, the ins and outs of how to purchase and use marijuana can be daunting, so here are a few tips to consider after Oct. 17

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Visit the Cannabis and You page

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A store assistant holds marijuana buds at a marijuana dispensary in Toronto on Tuesday January 12, 2016. Chris Young for The Globe and Mail.

Chris Young

Small Business primer: What is craft cannabis and how will it fit into the legal market?

Federal rules allow for a micro-cultivation and micro-processing licences, which will enable small or niche businesses the chance to build a business around cannabis

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Visit the Cannabis Retail and Small Business page




Staff work in a marijuana grow room that can be viewed by at the new visitors centre at Canopy Growths Tweed facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.

Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press

Investing explainer: An investor’s guide to cannabis

There may be no other sector with higher investor interest than cannabis. Here’s what you need to know about the new sector

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Visit the Cannabis Investing page

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A man undergoes a sobriety test before being detained at a LAPD police DUI checkpoint in Reseda, Los Angeles, California on April 13, 2018.

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Cannabis and your health: What doctors are concerned about

With the advent of legal recreational marijuana, doctors have a different set of worries

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Visit the Cannabis and your Health page




A marijuana joint is shared at Cannabis Culture in Montreal, Friday, December 16, 2016. The federal government wants to ensure younger teens don't wind up with a criminal record for pot possession. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

The Canadian Press

Cannabis and your kids: Nine harm-reduction points to make with your teen

Did you know edibles are the main cause of emergency-room visits for cannabis? Do you know what shatter, wax or budder is? Here are a few facts and figures parents can share with their kids

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Visit the Cannabis and your Kids page

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