April 8, 2016

April 08, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: The Canadian Pharmacists Association wants to play a front-line role in dispensing medical cannabis and the Vancouver Board of Variance moves to approve two dispensary appeals. NDP in BC are travelling south to find out more about legalizing marijuana and Maxime Bernier jumps into the Tory leadership race with a lukewarm stance on recreational regulations. Canadian lawmakers detail the country’s interest in legalizing cannabis ahead of UN drug summit and RCMP officers left the edibles behind in raid on Campbell River pot shop. In lighter news, Rick Ross features on a new episode of Deflowered and Cliff Robinson is looking for investors to fund a sports cannabis brand. Also, Allen Ginsberg’s ‘marijuana hoax’ remains a significant cannabis manifesto and find out why Brits are paying $1,000 an ounce for luxury weed. Have a great weekend!

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Politics/Legalization
Canadian Pharmacists Association wants front-line role in dispensing mmj
CMCIA responds to pharmacists’ proposal to distribution of cannabis
Lawmakers in Canada should look to the Netherlands for marijuana model
British Columbia NDP travelling south to find out more about cannabis
Maxime Bernier jumps into Tory leadership race with fence stance on pot

Industry/Studies
RCMP officers left the edibles behind after Campbell River dispensary raid
Vancouver Board of Variance moves to approve two dispensary appeals
Canadian lawmakers detail interest in legalizing marijuana at UNGASS
Medical cannabis companies partner to advance sports injury research
The city of Vancouver is now dishing out fines to compassion clubs
Rights of Canada’s medical marijuana patients need to be protected

General Interest
Uncle Spliffy is looking for investors to fund new sports cannabis brand
Allen Ginsberg’s ‘great marijuana hoax’ remains a significant manifesto
Ever wonder how to make a pipe out of a Nintendo 64 controller?
Rapper Rick Ross features on new episode of Merry Jane’s Deflowered
British stoners are paying up to $1,000 an ounce for luxury marijuana