April 7, 2016

April 07, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Cannabis activist Dana Larsen was arrested in Calgary yesterday for handing out free seeds and Dr. Daniel Schecter says the Edmonton area is underserved for medical marijuana. The latest Health Canada data shows a steady increase in patient registration and two British Columbia dispensaries were raided this week by the RCMP. Higher Limits lounge in Windsor is starting a pro-pot confederation and happy hour is being promoted a pot shop in Victoria. Also, one of marijuana’s biggest fans Merle Haggard dies at 79 and Brazilian artist Fernando de la Rocque uses marijuana smoke as a creative medium. Have a great day!

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Politics/Legalization
Activist Dana Larsen was arrested after free seed giveaway in Calgary
Higher Limits vape lounge in Windsor is starting a pro-pot confederation

Industry/Studies
Daniel Schecter says Edmonton area is underserved for medical cannabis
Latest Health Canada data shows a continued increase in patient registration
Two British Columbia dispensaries were raided by the RCMP this week
New dispensary GW Weed Emporium opens in heart of downtown Oshawa
A Minnesota cannabis company will launch opiate replacement protocol
Munchies like “weedish meatballs” may soon outpace smoking in Canada
Marijuana happy hour is being advertised at a local pot shop in Victoria

General Interest
One of marijuana’s biggest fans Merle Haggard dies at the age of 79
Brazilian artist Fernando de la Rocque uses pot smoke as a creative medium
The Stoner’s Cookbook announces it is changing its name simply to HERB
Hawaiian Native American church will not be excused from marijuana laws