Government-run pop-up shop featured during cannabis expo in Moncton

“I’ve talked to multiple people today that have never been in a Cannabis NB store. They still buy their product on the black market.” tupungato / iStock / Getty Images Plus Moncton recently played host to what is being called the first-ever consumer show where cannabis products were available for purchase on-site, albeit exclusively through Cannabis NB. Cannabis lovers from all over New Brunswick descended upon the Moncton Coliseum this past weekend for a customer-focused, cannabis consumer event. This event, however, had a little something extra: a government-run, cannabis pop-up shop that featured some of event partner Cannabis NB’s latest and greatest new products, such as infused edibles and beverages. The event further provided companies an opportunity to educate cannabis consumers about other products, such as liquid-filled vapes, which could be intimidating for the uninitiated, particularly in light of last year’s health scare around illicit vaping devices. Vape pens and cartridges also became available recently on the shelves of the Crown corporation stores. It is reported more than 2,000 cannabis enthusiasts attended the Cannabis at the Coliseum event to participate in ...

15 home emergency kit products everyone should have

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. When an emergency strikes, it’s almost always unexpected, whether it’s an earthquake, hurricane, a family member falling ill, losing power for multiple days, or something else. We don’t always immediately know what to do, but it’s wise to have the supplies readily available should you ever find yourself in the midst of an urgent situation. Creating a personalized at-home emergency kit isn’t difficult if you know what to put it in. All you need to do is grab a large tub (like this one or this one) and fill it with basic necessities like a first aid kit, water, flashlight, and any medical supplies that are specific to your needs, or your family and pet’s needs. You could even create multiple bins based on the supplies inside (e.g., food bin, medical bin, hardware bin). The American Red Cross suggests creating two kits: one that’s meant for use at home if you’re required to s...