Lift & Co. Opens Nominations for the 2018 Canadian Cannabis Awards

Published: August 22, 2018

Lift & Co. Opens Nominations for the 2018 Canadian Cannabis Awards

With the world watching the nation prepare for federal legalization, Lift & Co. has opened the nominations for the fifth-annual Canadian Cannabis Awards, shining a spotlight on excellence in Canada’s cannabis sector. Cannabis consumers and industry members are encouraged to nominate their favourite cannabis products, accessories, companies and industry leaders at Winners will be unveiled at the second-annual CCA gala ceremony on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at The Carlu in downtown Toronto.

“This is a pivotal year for the Canadian Cannabis Awards, as we prepare to recognize the best of the industry and gather again in celebration on the heels of federal legalization in October,” said Matei Olaru, CEO, Lift & Co. “Looking forward, winners of this year’s awards will have a unique point of differentiation for the next twelve months as the first year of legalization unfolds.”

Keeping pace with the rapidly evolving cannabis industry, Lift & Co. has streamlined and modernized this year’s awards to provide enhanced distinction among licensed producers, cannabis accessories, and the people and companies whose dedication and innovations are leading the business and cultural shifts well underway in Canada. New categories in 2018 include: “Woman in Weed – Trailblazer”; “Top Reviewed Product of the Year”; “Top Reviewed Licensed Producer of the Year”; “Top Balanced Flower” and “Top Balanced Oil” (cannabis products with less than 1:2 or 2:1 ratio of THC to CBD); “Top Rolling Papers”; “Top Grinder”; “Top Pipe”; “Top Bong”; and “Top Cannabis YouTuber.” In total, 49 CCAs will be presented this year.

The CCAs are composed of voter-driven categories, judged categories selected by a panel of industry experts, and a select number of awards determined by Lift & Co.

Nominations for all categories are open now and close on September 7, 2018.

For the second year in a row, MNP returns as the title partner for the Canadian Cannabis Awards. MNP is Canada’s fifth largest financial services firm and the number one firm in the country servicing the Cannabis sector.

More information, including information about the gala event, is available at

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