February 8, 2016

March 17, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Bill Blair says current cannabis laws still apply as police chiefs the country over press for clear direction on storefront question. Dispensary kingpin Don Briere is set to open a new shop in Montreal and patients are still having trouble accessing medical marijuana in Newfoundland. Saskatoon compassion club owner Mark Hauk is readying to challenge his charges on constitutional grounds and Charlene Freedom will head a Better topicals workshop in Toronto later this month. Woody Harrelson applies to open a new dispensary in Hawaii and will cannabis replace bananas as the most lucrative cash crop in the Caribbean? Also, dramatic new changes to Jamaica's cannabis laws hope to quell country's gang violence and the first reviews are in for Bedrocan's $5 strain guarantee! Have a great day.

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Jamaican drug reforms hope to honour island’s cannabis tradition
The first reviews are in for Bedrocan’s updated $5 strain guarantee
Join Charlene Freedom for a Better topicals workshop in Toronto

Politics/Legalization
Bill Blair says government will not be rushed; current laws still apply
Vancouver police union raising worries about city’s legalization quest
Emery: Appointment of Bill Blair was harbinger of the new prohibition

Industry/Studies
Patients are still having trouble accessing cannabis in Newfoundland
Dispensary kingpin Don Briere is setting up shop in Montreal next
Seamus Neary argues sentencing for marijuana trafficking unconstitutional
Saskatoon dispensary owner will challenge charges on constitutional grounds

General Interest
Will marijuana replace the banana as biggest cash crop in Caribbean?
Woody Harrelson applies to open a marijuana dispensary in Hawaii