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May 17, 2024

Nevada miner Allegiant Gold gets permit for exploration in eagle habitat

Gold has been on the rise this year and is currently worth over US$2,400 per ounce

Nevada miner Allegiant Gold gets permit for exploration in eagle habitat

May 13, 2024

BC authorities raid Indigenous cannabis shops in Comox again

“We can’t even operate on our own lands without being harassed, it’s just wild to me,” a worker said after the previous February raid

BC authorities raid Indigenous cannabis shops in Comox again

May 8, 2024

Microsoft creates generative AI bot tailored for American intel agencies

U.S. intelligence operatives can now use it to securely analyze top secret documents

Microsoft creates generative AI bot tailored for American intel agencies

May 1, 2024

Historic cannabis rescheduling imminent in the U.S., multiple sources say

It will move from being a Schedule I substance to Schedule III

Historic cannabis rescheduling imminent in the U.S., multiple sources say

Apr 30, 2024

U.S. invests millions in psychedelics research to treat chronic pain in older adults

The initiative has potential to greatly expand the range of treatment options available

U.S. invests millions in psychedelics research to treat chronic pain in older adults

Apr 29, 2024

Frequent cannabis consumption doesn’t demotivate people, U of T finds

There is a growing body of research showing that the ‘lazy stoner’ stereotype is a myth

Frequent cannabis consumption doesn’t demotivate people, U of T finds

Apr 24, 2024

Japan’s cannabis industry had ‘staggering’ growth over past 4 years

It was valued at about US$26 million in 2019 and is now worth around US$175 million

Japan’s cannabis industry had ‘staggering’ growth over past 4 years

Apr 23, 2024

DEA permits Arizona church to import ayahuasca for religious purposes

The Church of the Eagle and the Condor claims to be the first non-Christian church to obtain the authorization

DEA permits Arizona church to import ayahuasca for religious purposes

Apr 23, 2024

Nunavut kicks off 25th annual Mining Symposium

The event’s Nunavut Mining Awards recognize individuals, companies and government organizations for sector contributions

Nunavut kicks off 25th annual Mining Symposium

Apr 17, 2024

Gina Rinehart augments rare earths portfolio with major investment in Australia’s Lynas

Australia’s wealthiest woman bought 6.6 million more shares valued at over C$35 million

Gina Rinehart augments rare earths portfolio with major investment in Australia’s Lynas

Apr 16, 2024

Two new nuclear plants required annually for next 15 years, European Commission says

Its Vice President Maroš Šefcovic gave the estimate at a nuclear conference in Belgium last week

Two new nuclear plants required annually for next 15 years, European Commission says

Apr 15, 2024

Lithium a ‘key theme’ during Milei’s meeting with Musk

‘A bromance is born’ the Associated Press described; the two see eye-to-eye on various topics

Lithium a ‘key theme’ during Milei’s meeting with Musk

Apr 12, 2024

KIND Gardens cannabis show lights up Vancouver for the first time

This awesome one-day function at the Harbour Event Centre on the city’s waterfront featured over 35 different brands and more

KIND Gardens cannabis show lights up Vancouver for the first time

Apr 10, 2024

Young girl in India thwarts monkey attack with help from Amazon’s AI bot Alexa

The technology helped save a 15-month old toddler from injuries or worse

Young girl in India thwarts monkey attack with help from Amazon’s AI bot Alexa

Apr 9, 2024

Surrey BC approves plan to allow up to 12 cannabis stores in the city

The mayor had previously said she did not approve of the idea, but Surrey’s City Council has made up its mind

Surrey BC approves plan to allow up to 12 cannabis stores in the city

Apr 5, 2024

‘Kool-Aid Man style’ crash through dispensary front near Windsor startles employees

There were people inside the shop at the time but no injuries have been reported

‘Kool-Aid Man style’ crash through dispensary front near Windsor startles employees

Apr 2, 2024

Portland VA opens psychedelic therapy clinic for mental health and substance use disorders

Two clinical trials are under way at the Social Neuroscience & Psychotherapy Lab

Portland VA opens psychedelic therapy clinic for mental health and substance use disorders

Apr 1, 2024

Tennessee becomes first state to enact laws protecting musicians from AI

Governor Bill Lee just met with Priscilla Presley to celebrate signing the ELVIS Act into law

Tennessee becomes first state to enact laws protecting musicians from AI

Mar 28, 2024

Trafficking cannabis in Malaysia can get you 30 years jail and a bruised backside

It may be 2024, but striking the bare buttocks with a cane is still an acceptable form of corporal punishment in the country

Trafficking cannabis in Malaysia can get you 30 years jail and a bruised backside

Mar 27, 2024

Chile opens several salt flats to private lithium miners, reserves best 2 for state

The plentiful Atacama and Maricunga salars will remain under state control

Chile opens several salt flats to private lithium miners, reserves best 2 for state

Mar 27, 2024

Mako Mining to expand Latin America portfolio with Goldsource Mines acquisition

Goldsource’s Eagle Mountain project in Guyana is worth about US$292 million

Mako Mining to expand Latin America portfolio with Goldsource Mines acquisition

Mar 26, 2024

Saudi Arabia plans to become world AI leader with US$40 billion technology fund

The country has discussed potential partnerships with American venture capital firms like Andreessen Horowitz

Saudi Arabia plans to become world AI leader with US$40 billion technology fund

Mar 22, 2024

Researchers create antibiotic designing AI model for dangerous bacteria

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research contributed funding for the initiative

Researchers create antibiotic designing AI model for dangerous bacteria

Mar 15, 2024

Dream Valley creates temperature regulating blanket utilizing NASA technology

Mar. 15 is World Sleep Day and this year’s theme is sleep equity for global health

Dream Valley creates temperature regulating blanket utilizing NASA technology

Mar 15, 2024

Trulieve sues former CFO over using vast sum of company cash for personal luxuries

Alex D’Amico allegedly spent between US$350,000 to 400K on vacations, new glasses, clothing and more

Trulieve sues former CFO over using vast sum of company cash for personal luxuries

Mar 14, 2024

ATMA CENA opens Alberta psychedelic therapy clinics, Ontario locations to follow

The treatment provider is a joint venture between ATMA Journey Centers and Cena Life

ATMA CENA opens Alberta psychedelic therapy clinics, Ontario locations to follow

Mar 13, 2024

European Union approves world’s first comprehensive AI regulations

The Artificial Intelligence Act will start to come into force in mid-2024; its approval received praise from IBM, Salesforce and others

European Union approves world’s first comprehensive AI regulations

Mar 12, 2024

Nova Scotia’s small batch producer Aqualitas merges with Britain’s CBD guru Cannaray

The Atlantic Canada cultivator proudly uses the waste of koi carp fish as a fertilizer for its medical cannabis

Nova Scotia’s small batch producer Aqualitas merges with Britain’s CBD guru Cannaray

Mar 8, 2024

Engineer charged with stealing Google’s AI secrets for China arrested in California

Linewei Ding has been accused of taking more than 500 confidential files with sensitive info

Engineer charged with stealing Google’s AI secrets for China arrested in California

Mar 8, 2024

Canadian cannabis sales shoot up by over 24%; unpaid taxes skyrocket

Yukoners spent more money on cannabis than any other province or territory during the fiscal year ending Mar. 31, 2023

Canadian cannabis sales shoot up by over 24%; unpaid taxes skyrocket

Mar 7, 2024

Controversial figure Dana Larsen gets his psychedelics business license back

He had it suspended last May and his stores were raided by police in November, but it appears his perseverance has paid off

Controversial figure Dana Larsen gets his psychedelics business license back

Mar 6, 2024

Archaeologists find evidence of ceremonial psychedelic use at ancient biblical site

They found several plants known to be connected to the worship of female Greek deities

Archaeologists find evidence of ceremonial psychedelic use at ancient biblical site

Feb 26, 2024

Burb opens up shop next to UBC after years of pushback

‘After a nearly three year process, filled with contentious debate and a vocal minority opposition’ the shop opened Friday

Burb opens up shop next to UBC after years of pushback

Feb 24, 2024

Germany votes to legalize recreational cannabis possession, distribution framework needed

The country’s lawmakers voted 407 to 226 in favour of the new legislation

Germany votes to legalize recreational cannabis possession, distribution framework needed

Feb 23, 2024

Techint Group presents plan for US$800M lithium project to Argentina government

The operation, situated in the Salta province, will produce about 30,000 tons of lithium carbonate annually

Techint Group presents plan for US$800M lithium project to Argentina government

Feb 22, 2024

Reddit inks major AI training deal with Google, files for public listing in New York

Google will use Reddit’s posts to help train its AI models; the social media platform aims to to be publicly listed next month

Reddit inks major AI training deal with Google, files for public listing in New York

Feb 16, 2024

BC permits cannabis smoking on patios where tobacco and vaping are authorized

Retailers are now permitted to promote consumption locations as well

BC permits cannabis smoking on patios where tobacco and vaping are authorized

Feb 14, 2024

High Tide expands its influence into the Manitoba cannabis market

Its subsidiary Valiant will be distribute merchandise for the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation

High Tide expands its influence into the Manitoba cannabis market

Feb 13, 2024

B2Gold partners with Nunavut arts studio to provide training to young welders

Welders from the Red Fish Arts Studio develop skills by crafting an assortment of metallic animals and other pieces

B2Gold partners with Nunavut arts studio to provide training to young welders

Feb 5, 2024

MOZA Technology unveils multi-purpose ‘Sleepris’ eye massager device

It was recently showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

MOZA Technology unveils multi-purpose ‘Sleepris’ eye massager device

Jan 31, 2024

George Carlin’s family sues Dudesy podcasters over ‘ghoulish’ AI impression of late comedian

‘Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups,’ Carlin once said before his passing in 2008

George Carlin’s family sues Dudesy podcasters over ‘ghoulish’ AI impression of late comedian

Jan 25, 2024

Surrey proposes having up to a dozen dispensaries in the city, seeks public input

The city hasn’t allowed pot shops since the prohibition era ended in Canada six years ago

Surrey proposes having up to a dozen dispensaries in the city, seeks public input

Jan 24, 2024

BC unveils first phase of its critical minerals strategy at Vancouver’s AME Roundup

More copper is mined in BC than any other province and molybdenum isn’t produced anywhere else in Canada

BC unveils first phase of its critical minerals strategy at Vancouver’s AME Roundup

Jan 23, 2024

Decline in Colorado’s cannabis industry leaves ‘ghost town’ with plethora of empty grow facilities

Medical cannabis sales in the state dropped by 79 per cent year-over-year in June, 2022

Decline in Colorado’s cannabis industry leaves ‘ghost town’ with plethora of empty grow facilities

Jan 19, 2024

Only 28% of world’s citizens oppose nuclear power, new survey says

Sixty-six per cent said nuclear power was reliable but over half seemed to think it generated greenhouse gas emissions

Only 28% of world’s citizens oppose nuclear power, new survey says

Jan 16, 2024

Long-standing Hollywood sex store opens Irie: a luxury cannabis dining room

Patrons can enjoy local farm-to-table food and cannabis simultaneously in a palatial setting

Long-standing Hollywood sex store opens Irie: a luxury cannabis dining room

Jan 11, 2024

BC cannabis dispensaries in Langley and Chilliwack robbed during early morning hours

Langley’s UEM Cannabis is still open and Chilliwack’s Seed and Stone store is temporarily closed following the incident

BC cannabis dispensaries in Langley and Chilliwack robbed during early morning hours

Jan 4, 2024

DEA sharply increases quantities of psychedelics, cannabinoids for 2024 research

Substances being produced at a more rapid rate this year will include psilocybin, DMT and delta-9 THC

DEA sharply increases quantities of psychedelics, cannabinoids for 2024 research

Dec 22, 2023

Struggling cannabis operator MedMen sells Nevada and Arizona assets

Shares of what some formerly called the ‘Apple of pot’ are now worth a mere C$0.02

Struggling cannabis operator MedMen sells Nevada and Arizona assets

Dec 21, 2023

China implements ban on rare earth processing tech exports to maintain dominance

The country’s mining industry produces more rare earth elements than any other

China implements ban on rare earth processing tech exports to maintain dominance

Dec 19, 2023

Alberta permits cannabis retailer sales at adult festivals and trade shows

The new regulatory measure will come into force at the end of January next year

Alberta permits cannabis retailer sales at adult festivals and trade shows

Dec 15, 2023

Ron ‘Tater Salad’ White appointed to Rythmia ayahuasca centre’s leadership roster

White had been struggling with issues related to excessive alcohol consumption prior to visiting the Costa Rica facility

Ron ‘Tater Salad’ White appointed to Rythmia ayahuasca centre’s leadership roster

Dec 13, 2023

Swiss tech startup Aesyra raises US$3M to develop sleep disorder treatment device

The seed funding round was led by Supermoon Capital, a firm solely focused on the sleep technology market

Swiss tech startup Aesyra raises US$3M to develop sleep disorder treatment device

Dec 11, 2023

Terran Biosciences obtains U.S. patent approval for catalogue of novel psychedelics

They include two new forms of psilocybin, orally active DMT and 5-MeO-DMT, and an ibogaine derivative

Terran Biosciences obtains U.S. patent approval for catalogue of novel psychedelics

Dec 9, 2023

National Sleep Foundation’s 2023 SleepTech Award goes to Embr Labs and Pocket Kado

Embr Waves made a wrist-worn temperature-regulating device and Pocket Kado created a virtual pet game that helps users sleep

National Sleep Foundation’s 2023 SleepTech Award goes to Embr Labs and Pocket Kado

Dec 8, 2023

Rob McEwen doubles stake in Canadian junior Goliath Resources to 5%

McEwen made an initial investment this October before deciding to complete a second private placement

Rob McEwen doubles stake in Canadian junior Goliath Resources to 5%

Dec 4, 2023

Rolls-Royce unveils micro nuclear reactor design for future Moon base

The company partnered with the UK Space Agency for the project, which provided C$4.25 million for its development

Rolls-Royce unveils micro nuclear reactor design for future Moon base

Nov 30, 2023

Zimbabwe commissions US$300M lithium processing plant run by China’s Sinomine Group

‘This marks a new era in our mining sector, harnessing our rich resources for sustainable growth,’ said President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe commissions US$300M lithium processing plant run by China’s Sinomine Group

Nov 27, 2023

Russia to build major African gold refinery in Mali’s capital city Bamako

The countries have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding for the future 200-tonne-per-year plant

Russia to build major African gold refinery in Mali’s capital city Bamako

Nov 23, 2023

Uranium price hits 15-year high at over US$80 per pound

Increasing reactor construction, carbon neutrality efforts and a supply shortage is responsible for the growing demand

Uranium price hits 15-year high at over US$80 per pound

Nov 17, 2023

CopAur Minerals reports best drill result to date at Nevada’s Kinsley Mountain gold project

The junior explorer intercepted 15.3 g/t gold over 32 metres, including 10.7 metres grading at 24.1 g/t Au

CopAur Minerals reports best drill result to date at Nevada’s Kinsley Mountain gold project

Nov 15, 2023

Top industry figures take centre stage at Red Cloud’s Fall Mining Showcase

Over 100 mining companies presented at the two-day event held on Nov. 7 and 8

Top industry figures take centre stage at Red Cloud’s Fall Mining Showcase

Nov 14, 2023

NuScale Power opens first Asian SMR training simulation facility at Seoul University

The facility was privately funded in partnership with GS Energy, Samsung C&T Corporation and Doosan Enerbility

NuScale Power opens first Asian SMR training simulation facility at Seoul University

Nov 13, 2023

What are the top 3 uranium operators in the Athabasca Basin?

As the price of uranium and demand for nuclear energy rises the region is becoming an increasingly attractive investment prospect

What are the top 3 uranium operators in the Athabasca Basin?

Nov 8, 2023

Stellantis and GM contribute to US$33M investment in rare earth-free magnet producer

Other investors funding Niron Magnetics include the University of Minnesota and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux tribe

Stellantis and GM contribute to US$33M investment in rare earth-free magnet producer

Nov 6, 2023

U.S. Senate approves bill to allow government doctors to recommend cannabis to Veterans

Ninety per cent of U.S. Veterans who use cannabis say it improves their overall quality of life, according to a recent study

U.S. Senate approves bill to allow government doctors to recommend cannabis to Veterans

Nov 3, 2023

Vancouver police raid Medicinal Mushroom Dispensary locations, owner arrested

Dana Larsen owns three shops in Vancouver that openly sell psychedelics like psilocybin mushrooms, DMT and peyote

Vancouver police raid Medicinal Mushroom Dispensary locations, owner arrested

Nov 2, 2023

China to invest US$2.8B in Zimbabwe’s lithium and resource sectors

Chinese firms have spent over US$1 billion on acquiring and developing lithium projects in the country within the past two years

China to invest US$2.8B in Zimbabwe’s lithium and resource sectors

Oct 31, 2023

E3 Lithium produces high-grade compound needed for batteries, aims to be key supplier

The company produced lithium hydroxide monohydrate with 99.78 per cent purity

E3 Lithium produces high-grade compound needed for batteries, aims to be key supplier

Oct 30, 2023

Māori group receives first psilocybin cultivation license in NZ to treat substance use disorders

The license was granted to Rua Bioscience, a medical cannabis company based in Tairāwhiti Gisborne

Māori group receives first psilocybin cultivation license in NZ to treat substance use disorders

Oct 25, 2023

Hundreds of miners allegedly held hostage underground over South African labour union dispute

The company and police say they are being held against their will but a union seeking formal status says it is a voluntary sit-in

Hundreds of miners allegedly held hostage underground over South African labour union dispute

Oct 23, 2023

Protests erupt after approval of First Quantum Minerals’ Cobre Panamá mining contract

The move inspired backlash among locals concerned about environmental damage caused by the country’s largest mining operation

Protests erupt after approval of First Quantum Minerals’ Cobre Panamá mining contract

Oct 18, 2023

Canada hits 5 years since adult-use legalization as producers struggle to turn a profit

The Cannabis Council of Canada found that 83 per cent of licensed producers had negative net income last year

Canada hits 5 years since adult-use legalization as producers struggle to turn a profit

Oct 16, 2023

Albemarle withdraws $6.6B bid for Australia’s Liontown over ‘growing complexities’

The country’s richest woman raising her iron ore mining company’s stake in Liontown to 19.9 per cent was the main factor

Albemarle withdraws $6.6B bid for Australia’s Liontown over ‘growing complexities’

Oct 14, 2023

Orano Group signs US$1.7B protocol agreement for Mongolian uranium mine's development

The agreement laid the foundation for a multi-decade partnership between Orano and the Mongolian government

Orano Group signs US$1.7B protocol agreement for Mongolian uranium mine's development

Oct 13, 2023

Ganfeng Lithium starts construction of US$250M lithium processing plant in Nigeria

Upon completion, the site will employ around 2,500 locals and be capable of processing 4.5 million metric tons of lithium per year

Ganfeng Lithium starts construction of US$250M lithium processing plant in Nigeria

Oct 12, 2023

Canada partners with South Korea and Italy to refurbish Romania’s only nuclear plant

The new consortium brings the country’s one step closer to winning a US$1.87 billion deal to refurbish the plant’s unit 1 reactor

Canada partners with South Korea and Italy to refurbish Romania’s only nuclear plant

Oct 6, 2023

Coca-Cola releases limited edition ‘Futuristic’ flavoured soda created with AI

The beverage became available in Canada on Sept. 26 after being released in the U.S. earlier last month

Coca-Cola releases limited edition ‘Futuristic’ flavoured soda created with AI

Oct 5, 2023

Majority of tech executives say AI will boost industry efficiency by 25% in 2 years: MIT and Databricks

1/3 of survey respondents said it would enhance efficiency in their industries by at least 50 per cent

Majority of tech executives say AI will boost industry efficiency by 25% in 2 years: MIT and Databricks

Sept 29, 2023

Fortune Minerals collaborates with Rio Tinto to develop cobalt and bismuth recovery tech

The two metals are key components of the Canada-U.S. Joint Action Plan on Critical Minerals Collaboration established in 2020

Fortune Minerals collaborates with Rio Tinto to develop cobalt and bismuth recovery tech

Sept 28, 2023

Afghanistan Veteran gets Health Canada approval for psilocybin treatment from Apex Labs

Kelsi Sheren said that other treatment methods for her PTSD and depression were ineffective

Afghanistan Veteran gets Health Canada approval for psilocybin treatment from Apex Labs

Sept 26, 2023

BHP enters $2.6M partnership with non-profit to provide funding to Indigenous students

Indspire was recognized as a Top 10 Canadian Impact Charity for 5 consecutive years by Charity Intelligence Canada

BHP enters $2.6M partnership with non-profit to provide funding to Indigenous students

Sept 22, 2023

Hip hop artist Future launches his cannabis brand in Nevada

‘Evol by Future’ Monster Kush is now available in 3.5 gram packages at Redwood Cultivation dispensaries in the state

Hip hop artist Future launches his cannabis brand in Nevada

Sept 21, 2023

Cisco secures US$28B deal to acquire leading cybersecurity firm Splunk

This is the largest acquisition the technology company has ever made and the sector’s largest transaction this year

Cisco secures US$28B deal to acquire leading cybersecurity firm Splunk

Sept 20, 2023

Billionaire Steve Cohen’s Point 72 hedge fund takes 8.1% stake in Cybin

It now has 19 million shares of the psychedelic drug developer, the firm’s first investment in a public entity of this variety

Billionaire Steve Cohen’s Point 72 hedge fund takes 8.1% stake in Cybin

Sept 19, 2023

What is the number 1 lithium mining company in the world?

The battery metal is in high demand and investors continue to pour vast sums of cash into the sector

What is the number 1 lithium mining company in the world?

Sept 15, 2023

Biden secures 8 additional safety pledges from influential AI developers

The commitments build on 7 pledges from leading AI companies in July for the development of secure and trustworthy technology

Biden secures 8 additional safety pledges from influential AI developers

Sept 12, 2023

Owner of world’s largest dispensary Planet 13 inks cannabis topical deal with Ovation Science

Ovation will provide Planet 13 with manufacturing, sales and marketing rights for its topical/transdermal products in Nevada

Owner of world’s largest dispensary Planet 13 inks cannabis topical deal with Ovation Science

Sept 11, 2023

AstraZeneca invests US$42M in Verge Genomics AI drug discovery platform

Following an initial investment, the deal could potentially be worth up to US$840 million plus royalties

AstraZeneca invests US$42M in Verge Genomics AI drug discovery platform

Sept 8, 2023

AI shows potential for predicting psilocybin therapy outcomes: COMPASS study

The paper in the journal Psychopharmacology concluded that a machine learning algorithm could predict treatment efficacy

AI shows potential for predicting psilocybin therapy outcomes: COMPASS study

Sept 7, 2023

Lucy Scientific Discovery acquires High Times IP, expects $10M of revenue growth in 2024

Lucy also expects to add $5 million of EBITDA to its financial results next year from the deal

Lucy Scientific Discovery acquires High Times IP, expects $10M of revenue growth in 2024

Sept 7, 2023

Centrus Energy to begin producing high-assay low-enriched uranium at Ohio plant

‘This will be the first new U.S.-owned uranium enrichment plant to begin production since 1954,’ says the company’s CEO

Centrus Energy to begin producing high-assay low-enriched uranium at Ohio plant

Sept 6, 2023

PharmAla Biotech lists on the OTCQB middle-tier venture market

The MDMA producer is now trading under the symbol PMBHF, which is intended to attract more investors in the U.S.

PharmAla Biotech lists on the OTCQB middle-tier venture market

Sept 1, 2023

India mining giant Vedanta lobbied government to loosen environment regulations during COVID: report

The report comes from the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, an international publication founded in 2006

India mining giant Vedanta lobbied government to loosen environment regulations during COVID: report

Aug 31, 2023

Taliban sign 7 large-scale mining contracts for US$6.5B

The nation’s deputy prime minister for economic affairs says it will significantly improve the country’s economic situation

Taliban sign 7 large-scale mining contracts for US$6.5B

Aug 30, 2023

Decibel Cannabis secures supply agreement with United Kingdom’s 4C Labs

The Alberta-based cannabis company will be providing its Qwest branded pot for medical patients in the country

Decibel Cannabis secures supply agreement with United Kingdom’s 4C Labs

Aug 25, 2023

Canada invests over $2M in Ontario mining technology projects

The projects will focus on battery metal extraction methods, AI, a zero-emission monorail haulage system for the industry and more

Canada invests over $2M in Ontario mining technology projects

Aug 22, 2023

Sweden to lift ban on uranium mining

Nuclear power currently provides 40 per cent of Sweden’s electricity

Sweden to lift ban on uranium mining

Aug 15, 2023

Peru Amazon tribe claims to be attacked by 7-ft aliens, authorities say illegal gold miners responsible

The tall beings described by one villager as similar to the Green Goblin had metallic suits with jet packs and were unphased by bullets

Peru Amazon tribe claims to be attacked by 7-ft aliens, authorities say illegal gold miners responsible

Aug 2, 2023

Ecuador court halts consultations on mining projects over Indigenous opposition

‘This is a victory for the social struggle and and the unity of the peoples,’ says Ecuador’s Indigenous confederation

Ecuador court halts consultations on mining projects over Indigenous opposition

Jul 28, 2023

Psilocybin-like drug may help people suffering from anorexia: COMPASS study

The majority of participants reported significant improvements in their overall mental health

Psilocybin-like drug may help people suffering from anorexia: COMPASS study

Jul 27, 2023

Atlas Global Brands ships Snoop Dogg’s cannabis to Israel

Products from Snoop Dogg’s new cannabis brand became available at the OCS earlier this month

Atlas Global Brands ships Snoop Dogg’s cannabis to Israel

Jul 24, 2023

LandSpace and GCL launch methane-powered rocket into orbit from China

GCL says ‘Zhuque-2’ is the world’s first-ever rocket powered by the gas

LandSpace and GCL launch methane-powered rocket into orbit from China

Jul 21, 2023

Scientists, activists urge U.S. Congress to compensate nuclear testing and uranium mining victims

Friday’s open letter was signed by Navajo Nation representatives, Bill Nye the science guy, writers, historians and several others

Scientists, activists urge U.S. Congress to compensate nuclear testing and uranium mining victims

Jul 20, 2023

Cannabis and psychedelics law firm aims to help marginalized communities with AI

The firm has allocated US$100K for time and resources involved in finding ways to utilize AI technologies for its specific needs

Cannabis and psychedelics law firm aims to help marginalized communities with AI

Jul 20, 2023

Bia Neuroscience develops sleep mask utilizing neurofeedback technology

The device measures brain activity then plays audio based on its measurements to facilitate better sleep cycles

Bia Neuroscience develops sleep mask utilizing neurofeedback technology

Jul 19, 2023

Filament Health to list on Nasdaq through new business arrangement

The transaction is expected to close in Q4 this year

Filament Health to list on Nasdaq through new business arrangement

Jul 19, 2023

British nuclear technology developer MoltexFLEX receives £1.3m grant from U.K. government

The funds will be used to accelerate the development of uranium fuel for the company’s small modular ‘FLEX’ reactor

British nuclear technology developer MoltexFLEX receives £1.3m grant from U.K. government

Jul 18, 2023

Heliostar Metals reports best drill result to date at Mexico’s Ana Paula project

The junior explorer intercepted 9 g/t gold over a significant length of 242 metres

Heliostar Metals reports best drill result to date at Mexico’s Ana Paula project

Jul 13, 2023

Biden-Harris administration invests US$32 million in rare earths and critical minerals

The funding from Joe Biden’s Investing in America agenda will support coal recycling for clean energy tech components

Biden-Harris administration invests US$32 million in rare earths and critical minerals

Jul 13, 2023

Majority of Americans support regulating psychedelics: UC Berkeley survey

The survey results follow the city of Berkeley decriminalizing psychedelic plants and fungi on Tuesday

Majority of Americans support regulating psychedelics: UC Berkeley survey

Jul 12, 2023

Green Thumb initiates ‘Thanks, Dick’ campaign to facetiously celebrate Richard Nixon

The campaign ironically commemorates Nixon’s signing of the Controlled Substances Act in 1970

Green Thumb initiates ‘Thanks, Dick’ campaign to facetiously celebrate Richard Nixon

Jul 7, 2023

Windsor police raid new mushroom dispensary, owners open up shop next day

‘We have a big team behind us and we have a lot of people supporting us’ said the store’s co-owner on Thursday

Windsor police raid new mushroom dispensary, owners open up shop next day

Jul 6, 2023

Argentina reports highest rate of mining exploration since 2012

Approximately US$370 million was invested in mining throughout the country during 2022

Argentina reports highest rate of mining exploration since 2012

Jun 29, 2023

Aya Gold & Silver acquires Moroccan copper-silver project for US$4.9M

The newly acquired property spans 67.7 square kilometres and Aya has obtained a total of 7 permits

Aya Gold & Silver acquires Moroccan copper-silver project for US$4.9M

Jun 26, 2023

CBD cocrystal variation superior to CBD in treating some mental illnesses: Artelo Biosciences

The cannabinoid variation could potentially have a major role in the depression and anxiety market, worth an estimated US$11 billion

CBD cocrystal variation superior to CBD in treating some mental illnesses: Artelo Biosciences

Jun 23, 2023

FDA publishes first draft guidance document for psychedelics research

It aims to highlight relevant considerations for researchers investigating the therapeutic value of psychedelics

FDA publishes first draft guidance document for psychedelics research

Jun 16, 2023

UC Irvine develops cobalt-free lithium-ion batteries utilizing low quantities of nickel

The grim reality of cobalt mining in the Congo has been receiving significant attention in recent days

UC Irvine develops cobalt-free lithium-ion batteries utilizing low quantities of nickel

Jun 14, 2023

Psycheceutical Bioscience develops non-psychoactive ketamine topical for PTSD and depression

NeuroDirect Ketamine can also help alleviate headaches and migraines within minutes, with no trip involved

Psycheceutical Bioscience develops non-psychoactive ketamine topical for PTSD and depression

Jun 13, 2023

Yukon government files charges against Victoria Gold over activity at territory’s largest mine

The first court hearing was in Mayo on May 25 and the next will be in Whitehorse in mid-July

Yukon government files charges against Victoria Gold over activity at territory’s largest mine

Jun 5, 2023

AI may outsmart people within two years, predicts U.K. government advisor

He says the rapidly evolving technology should be a top concern among policymakers

AI may outsmart people within two years, predicts U.K. government advisor

Jun 1, 2023

Beckley Waves establishes ethics council for the psychedelics sector

Beckley Waves was created by the Beckley Foundation’s Founder Amanda Feilding

Beckley Waves establishes ethics council for the psychedelics sector

May 26, 2023

Canada invests $298M in low-impact mining non-profit

The Earth X-ray for low-impact mining is one of the key projects being funded

Canada invests $298M in low-impact mining non-profit

May 10, 2023

B2Gold reports Q1 results, exceeds production expectations

The company produced 266,856 ounces in Q1 this year, 16,317 of which is attributable to Calibre Mining

B2Gold reports Q1 results, exceeds production expectations

May 9, 2023

Delix Therapeutics to start clinical trial on novel psychoplastogen drug

DLX-001 is a non-hallucinogenic compound intended to treat various mental health conditions

Delix Therapeutics to start clinical trial on novel psychoplastogen drug

May 9, 2023

Calibre Mining reports record revenue and gold sales for Q1 2023

The Vancouver gold producer generated $126.9M in the first quarter of the year after selling 65,770 oz

Calibre Mining reports record revenue and gold sales for Q1 2023

May 5, 2023

EntheoTech Bioscience opens flagship ketamine clinic in Kelowna

The company has established a 3,000-square-foot facility to help cater to the growing demand for ketamine therapy

EntheoTech Bioscience opens flagship ketamine clinic in Kelowna

May 4, 2023

Optimi Health enters $1.2M psilocybin distribution agreement

The mushroom cultivator will be supplying a private client for clinical research purposes

Optimi Health enters $1.2M psilocybin distribution agreement

May 3, 2023

Psyched Wellness Amanita muscaria extract shows potential for brain health improvement

The study found that the extract activates specialized cells within the brain

Psyched Wellness Amanita muscaria extract shows potential for brain health improvement

Mar 31, 2023

Dutch government establishes MDMA research commission

The commission will be investigating the risks and benefits associated with MDMA-assisted therapy

Dutch government establishes MDMA research commission

Mar 30, 2023

SNDL acquires four Dutch Love stores for $7.8M

In 2022, the four stores generated a total revenue stream of $11.5 million

SNDL acquires four Dutch Love stores for $7.8M

Mar 24, 2023

Psilocybin access denied to patients despite ongoing lawsuit against Health Canada

Eight patients sued the government at the end of July last year over what they believe is a violation of constitutional rights

Psilocybin access denied to patients despite ongoing lawsuit against Health Canada

Mar 14, 2023

Inaccurate THC levels in Canadian cannabis spark concerns across industry

An independent study in B.C. found concerning numbers and pot sold in other provinces was also found to be mislabelled

Inaccurate THC levels in Canadian cannabis spark concerns across industry

Mar 1, 2023

Optimi Health secures MDMA and psilocybin distribution agreement in Australia

The company will supply Mind Medicine Australia with the substances, now considered designated therapies in the country

Optimi Health secures MDMA and psilocybin distribution agreement in Australia

Feb 22, 2023

Liberty Gold reports best intercept to date at Idaho gold deposit

11.9 g/t gold was intercepted over a 10.7 metre length at Black Pine

Liberty Gold reports best intercept to date at Idaho gold deposit

Feb 10, 2023

Yukon seeks public feedback for new minerals legislation

Current Yukon mining laws in place date back to the Klondike Gold Rush in 1898

Yukon seeks public feedback for new minerals legislation

Feb 9, 2023

Psyched Wellness formulates first commercial Amanita muscaria extract

The cartoon-like toadstool is psychoactive, has medicinal properties and lives in a symbiotic relationship with certain trees

Psyched Wellness formulates first commercial Amanita muscaria extract

Feb 2, 2023

Rio Tinto locates lost radioactive capsule after lengthy search

The mining corporation has issued an apology for losing the device on a vast stretch of road in Western Australia

Rio Tinto locates lost radioactive capsule after lengthy search

Jan 31, 2023

Major mining industry players gather at Vancouver Resource Investment Conference

From gold and silver to lithium and uranium, over 300 junior mining companies met to share ideas and promote their industries

Major mining industry players gather at Vancouver Resource Investment Conference

Jan 27, 2023

Lift Vancouver kicks off 2023 with upbeat post-pandemic cannabis industry gathering

The event returned to the city for the first time since 2019 and a variety of cannabis industry figures attended

Lift Vancouver kicks off 2023 with upbeat post-pandemic cannabis industry gathering

Jan 3, 2023

U.S. government gets backlash from Nevada Indigenous groups over controversial lithium project

The government is facing lawsuits from the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony and several others over its approval of the Thacker Pass mine

U.S. government gets backlash from Nevada Indigenous groups over controversial lithium project

Nov 30, 2022

BYND Cannasoft to patent condom with built in CBD lubricant

The company’s rubber will have a ‘double pocket’ containing a special lubricant for enhanced intercourse

BYND Cannasoft to patent condom with built in CBD lubricant

Nov 28, 2022

Psilocybin advocates protest in Ottawa demanding fair medical access

The cohort led by TheraPsil will be meeting with parliament members and protesting outside the Centre Block

Psilocybin advocates protest in Ottawa demanding fair medical access

Nov 10, 2022

PsyCan aims to be ‘go-to’ psychedelics industry organization, receives support from lawmakers

The non-profit trade association received a high level of interest from multiple branches of government

PsyCan aims to be ‘go-to’ psychedelics industry organization, receives support from lawmakers

Nov 8, 2022

UBC psychedelics conference attracts multidisciplinary crowd with a shared passion

From psilocybin mushroom cultivators to artists and Indigenous leaders, the conference united a broad range of people

UBC psychedelics conference attracts multidisciplinary crowd with a shared passion

Oct 3, 2022

Vancouver mushroom dispensaries continue to operate in legal grey area

These relatively new stores remind people about the final days of the cannabis prohibition era in Canada

Vancouver mushroom dispensaries continue to operate in legal grey area

Sept 13, 2022

DOSED 2 screening sells out at Vancouver’s Rio Theatre

Film screening was followed by audience Q&A session hosted by director

DOSED 2 screening sells out at Vancouver’s Rio Theatre

Sept 2, 2022

Field Trip facilitates beneficial psychedelic-assisted therapy for cancer patient

Patient participated in ketamine and psilocybin sessions through the Special Access Program from Health Canada

Field Trip facilitates beneficial psychedelic-assisted therapy for cancer patient

Aug 9, 2022

Better sleep quality calls for better data: Yam and Goettling

Better follow up is also a necessity, and wearable sleep trackers are only the beginning

Better sleep quality calls for better data: Yam and Goettling

Jul 18, 2022

California farmers begin paving Emerald Road

New blockchain-powered cannabis industry platform aims to be community hub for industry

California farmers begin paving Emerald Road

Jul 8, 2022

UBC graduates launch promising psychedelics startup in Nevada

A married couple now run a state-of-the-art laboratory in Las Vegas dedicated to advancing new therapies

UBC graduates launch promising psychedelics startup in Nevada
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