March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Tweed Main Street marks the first phase of the company’s retail roll-out and the city of Abbotsford is trying to shut down the owner of Canada’s largest dispensary chain. RCMP search the Tri-County Compassion Club in Coquitlam and a Canadian official causes a stir over progressive speech at UN narcotics conference. Also, there are high hopes for a new cannabis clinic in St. John’s and a study shows teenage cannabis use is at the lowest since the early 80s. A homeless man dies in police custody after being arrested for simple pot possession and former Chicago Bulls guard Jay Williams say 80% of NBA players smoke cannabis. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Tweed is pleased to announce launch of Main Street retail storefronts

Politics/Legalization
Column: Legalize cannabis and ask the pertinent questions later on
Finance minister says comments about selling pot in liquor store a joke
Dana Larsen: Don’t wait to overgrow the country’s unjust pot laws

Industry/Studies
Abbotsford looking to shut down owner of Canada’s largest dispensary chain
In spite of Ontario vaping ruling another lounge to open soon in Windsor
Canadian official causes a stir over progressive speech at UN narcotics event
Coquitlam RCMP search and shut down the Tri-City Compassion Club
Study shows that teenage cannabis use is at the lowest since the 1980s
There are high hopes for a new medical cannabis clinic to open in St. John’s

General Interest
Former Chicago Bulls guard says 75 to 80 percent of NBA players smoke pot
Ganja yoga brings ancient practices together in a modern world setting
Homeless man dies after being locked up for simple marijuana possession