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Canadian Man Becomes First Person Ever to Buy Cannabis With Doge Coin

Canadian Man Becomes First Person Ever to Buy Cannabis With Doge Coin

A Waterloo Ontario man has become the person to officially purchase cannabis with Dogecoin. On February 8th, 2021, Christopher S completed a purchase of over 150 CAD for a half ounce of the popular strain Gelato and some Coco's edible cookies - which at the time was around 1700 Doge Coins. The transaction was done with the Cannabis company Flight Plug Co using a brokering application called Binance.  A Flight Plug representative told us: "We're very happy to be able to push boundaries with what we do and will remain accepting Doge Coin and are looking at including other crypto...

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Spotlight on Small Business: Different Strokes

Spotlight on Small Business: Different Strokes

It’s February and the lockdowns are still in full effect across Ontario. COVID case numbers have started to drop steadily, and hopefully this means we can see a return to normal living in the next few months. But for now, we are mostly still stuck indoors waiting it out. The lockdowns have hit small businesses hard, especially those that relied on people walking into a physical store for their needs. Many small, local shops have had to quickly transition to online sales in order to survive.   Online shopping is a great way for businesses to still stay afloat, and...

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Another Cannabis Instagram Account Deleted -  Why Does Zuckerberg Hate Weed So Much?

Another Cannabis Instagram Account Deleted - Why Does Zuckerberg Hate Weed So Much?

The arbitrary deletion of Flight Plug’s account by Instagram highlights the ways in which cannabis-related businesses continue to face challenges

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How a Cannabis Company is Trying To Brighten Spirits On Blue Monday During Lockdown

How a Cannabis Company is Trying To Brighten Spirits On Blue Monday During Lockdown

January can be a gloomy time of year. With the holidays behind us, many of us may be staring down a pile of bills and struggling with our New Year’s Resolutions. The freezing weather and low levels of sunlight can be tough on anyone’s mental health. To try and brighten up the dog days of January, “Blue Monday” was introduced in 2005 by Chris Arnall. Falling on the third Monday of January each year, Blue Monday is a day for people to do good things for each other and spread little acts of kindness. By showing others kindness in small...

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