RCU Partners with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
RCU (Responsible Cannabis Use) has partnered with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) to bring cannabis education in the workplace to the forefront. Developed by RCU, CannEd is a cannabis e-learning course that prioritizes safety and responsibility by promoting cannabis education.
Cannabis Amnesty - advocating for Canadians with simple possession charges
Cannabis Amnesty advocates for Canadians with simple possession charges on their criminal records. Now that recreational cannabis is legalized, why do criminal records still exist? And can they be removed? Take the quiz to find out!
Making legal cannabis more accessible directs consumers from illegal to legal retailers
During the COVID-19 state of emergency, cannabis retail has been declared an essential service across Canada. In response, provincial governments and the cannabis industry collaborated quickly to provide safe access to cannabis in each province.
How to safely access legal cannabis during COVID-19
With the COVID-19 pandemic taking place, now is a more important time than ever to ensure you are purchasing safe cannabis to protect your own health. Governments have taken precautions to ensure that legal cannabis is accessible so that consumers don't have a need to purchase from the illegal market. 
‘Cann I Know’ Launch - A New Cannabis Education Portal
Canadian laws are not universal. Regulations and laws regarding legal cannabis use vary in each country. So, cannabis education and knowledge of laws and restrictions beyond Canada’s borders is imperative.
Do you know where you can safely access legal cannabis during COVID-19?
With COVID-19, the products you purchase and how you obtain them is extremely important and shouldn’t be taken lightly. What do you know about accessing safe legal cannabis during the COVID-19 pandemic? Take the quiz to find out!
RCU (Responsible Cannabis Use) launches Canniknow.com
RCU (Responsible Cannabis Use) is proud to launch Cann I Know, a cannabis education portal that rewards cannabis knowledge. This is an evolution of RCU’s 2019 website, DontBeSorry.ca which engaged over 58,000 Canadians with educational content in just a few months.
How to celebrate 420 in Canada during social distancing
Happy 420! The celebration will be a bit different this year but the message is still the same. It’s important to reduce the stigma that surrounds the use of cannabis. During this time of social distancing, it’s not possible to celebrate with friends and strangers at public events but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other ways to enjoy your own private 420 celebrations.
Introducing Stori, smart cannabis storage

Stori is a smart cannabis storage product. Our mission is to fight cannabis stigma with beauty, function and responsibility. We believe that you should store your cannabis like you do your wine, with respect and in style.

Cannabis education: the home chef edition!
With Canada’s legalization of cannabis in October 2018, and the legalization of edibles just one year later, Canadian foodies are ready to ‘add pot to their pots’ and start cooking with cannabis! If you’re looking to expand your cannabis education to the kitchen, RCU is here to outline the basics of cooking with cannabis.
RCU - Responsible Cannabis Use partners with CarriersEdge to promote cannabis education in the workplace
RCU - Responsible Cannabis Use is proud to partner with CarriersEdge to equip truck drivers with a cannabis e-learning course. CannEd, developed by RCU, prioritizes safety and responsibility by promoting cannabis education.
Canada’s Cannabis safety and storage guide
Since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, it is quite likely that you have questions around how to stash your stash. Education and awareness are vitally important. Canada's legalization of cannabis usage is restricted to adults, so protecting children and youth - and not exposing them to it - is a serious adult responsibility.
Is there a right way and wrong way to store cannabis?
How do you store your cannabis? In the packaging that you purchased it? In your fridge? In a box dedicated to all of your cannabis needs? It’s important to consider that how you store your cannabis will affect the quality of the product, its freshness and the safety of children and pets.
Canadians weigh in on the legal and illicit cannabis markets
In January 2020, RCU - Responsible Cannabis Use facilitated a Canada-wide survey that asked Canadians about the legal and illegal market. An overwhelming number of people expressed that they will continue to purchase from the illegal market. The reasons for...
Legal vs. illegal: inside Canada’s cannabis marketplace
In August 2019 – almost a year after the legalization of cannabis in Canada – Statistics Canada revealed that 42.7% of cannabis smokers still purchase their products from unauthorized sources. This statistic indicates that the legal status of cannabis in...
Is there really a difference between legal and illicit cannabis?

According to multiple Canada-wide surveys we conducted in 2019, a number of Canadians still prefer to purchase cannabis from the illicit cannabis market and we want to know why!

Share your opinion and test your knowledge of Canada’s cannabis laws.

Cannabis education in the workplace is essential
RCU (Responsible Cannabis Use) facilitated seven surveys during 2019, to better understand Canadian’s knowledge when it comes to regional cannabis laws, knowledge of cannabis products, roadside limits and employer and employee rights regarding cannabis at work. More than 50,000  Canadians...
Cannabis Canada – what you need to know when travelling by road, rail, or air
It's time to start thinking about taking a winter vacation – whether by road, rail, or air. If you are thinking of adding cannabis to your packing list, then there are a few ins and outs, and dos and don'ts that you need to be informed of around Canada’s cannabis travel laws.
2019 has been a busy year for RCU and the Canadian cannabis industry
2019 has been a busy year for the team at RCU - Responsible Cannabis Use and the Canadian cannabis industry. Our team continues to grow, including the addition of our advisors. We are busy preparing for 2020, but in the meantime, let’s take a look back at what we’ve been up to this year.
The Ontario lottery system will end and the open retail market will begin in January 2020
As of January 6, 2020, the provincial government will be removing the lottery system for cannabis retailers in an effort to increase access to legal cannabis for more residents across the province. Results from our latest campaign showed that Ontarians...
Ontario residents are not happy with how they can purchase legal cannabis
TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the Ontario government is looking to review the cannabis file, RCU - Responsible Cannabis Use, who is a member of the Ontario Cannabis Policy Council, conducted a survey with Ontario residents to understand...