March 16, 2016

March 17, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: The first dispensary on Prince Edward Island is set to open in April and Eric Costen is stepping down from the Office of Medical Cannabis. The effect of marijuana on sleep patterns remains unclear and 25,000 Canadians have been charged with simple pot possession since the October election. Epidiolex shows promise for kids with epilepsy and Ontario’s vaping rules are still in need of tweaking. Also, the World Health Organization says Canada and France have the most pot smokers, a Norcal company is infusing vodka with cannabis and Civilized is entering into a partnership with Viridian Capital Investors. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Nutritional Health and Canopy Growth continue second consulting phase
Tweed calls for an expansion of existing medical marijuana market

Politics/Legalization
Could Big Tobacco dominate the cannabis industry after legalization?
25,000 Canadians have been charged with simple possession since election

Industry/Studies
First dispensary preparing to open in Prince Edward Island in April
The effect of marijuana on sleep patterns is still scientifically unclear
Eric Costen will step down from office of medical cannabis on April 4
Ontario government’s vaping rules still need major tweaking to work
Cannabis-derived drug Epidiolex shows promise for kids with epilepsy

General Interest
Civilized entering into new partnership with Viridian Capital Advisors
Northern California company is rolling out a cannabis-infused vodka
World Health Organization says Canada and France have most pot smokers