March 21, 2016

March 28, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: A pharmacy group representing Shopper’s Drug Mart is stepping up lobbying efforts for a piece of the legal marijuana market and the federal government will have to grapple with the challenge of drug-impaired driving before moving forward with legalization pledge. Putting illness before people’s discomfort with illness is paramount in any conversation about public vaping in Ontario and legalization in several U.S. states has led to a significant decline in cannabis seizures on Mexican border. In lighter news, Method Man and Redman are close to inking deal with BlazeNow and follow Action Bronson as he tours X-Tracted Labs in Seattle. Also, pro skier Tanner Hall makes the case for athletes in cannabis and will marijuana be legal in Edinburgh Castle when prohibition falls in Canada? Have a great day!

Politics/Legalization
Pharmacy group steps up its lobbying for piece of legal marijuana market

Industry/Studies
Government will have to grapple with challenge of pot-impaired driving
Putting illness before people’s discomfort with illness is paramount
The federal government is set to table new budget amid financial fears
Medical marijuana session draws a large crowd to library in Summerland
Legalization leads to decline in cannabis seizures along U.S.-Mexico border
Aphria Inc. CEO Vic Neufeld discusses his company’s development with Lift
CEO of Organigram shares his opinion on where legalization could go next

General Interest
Method Man & Redman close to inking deal with dispensary finder BlazeNow
Will recreational marijuana be legal in Canada and Edinburgh Castle?
Ever wonder what happens when you get busted with weed in Japan?
Follow rapper Action Bronson as he tours X-Tracted Labs in Seattle
Extreme skier Tanner Hall makes an athlete’s case for cannabis in pro sport