February 12, 2016

March 17, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Snoop Dogg – one of the most revered figures in music, entertainment and business – joins the Tweed huddle and Quebec’s finance minister says the province wants nothing to do with selling cannabis. A new Dana Larsen-headed petition is calling on the government to stop arresting people for pot possession and Trudeau sparks a controversy over where to sell recreational grass. Aphria gains approval for a large capacity expansion and Saskatoon’s police chief weighs in on the legalization debate. In lighter news, Roseanne Barr is entering the canna business, Ghostface Killah promotes Wu Goo and there will be no weed socks at this Niagara Falls school! Have a great long weekend.

Canopy Growth Corporation
Snoop Dogg and Ontario licensed producer Tweed strike business deal
Globe and Mail: http://bit.ly/1QbmDbw
Ottawa Citizen: http://bit.ly/1Pr3d59
CBC (video): http://bit.ly/20six4p

Politics/Legalization
Finance minister says Quebec wants nothing to do with cannabis sales
Trudeau has many promises and not much time to deliver on them all
New petition is calling on the federal government to stop pot arrests
Justin Trudeau sparks debate over where to sell recreational cannabis
Saskatoon’s police chief Clive Weighhill weighs in on legalization

Industry/Studies
Canadian producer Aphria gains approval for large capacity expansion
Mandy and Liam McNight says they won’t be bullied in fight for rights

General Interest
The weekend’s Superbowl led to a surprising spike in sales of marijuana
Stage left: Roseanne Barr planning an entrance into the cannabis industry
Ghostface Killah promotes Wu Goo in response to pharma executive
These 10 awesome vintage photos celebrate cannabis culture’s history
There are to be no weed socks allowed at this Niagara Falls school!
MMJ patients are taking their cannabis cases up with the United Nations