April 12, 2016

April 12, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: New Brunswick is curiously being advised to start readying for recreational marijuana and a pot-smoking RCMP officer gets compensated for his termination. New Jersey is considering covering menstrual cramps under medical marijuana law and find out how one Canadian headache sufferer got his insurance company to cover the cost of his cannabis. Also, a grinder mistaken for a grenade halts a flight in Washington and do ex-cops hold the key to sane pot policies? In sad news, Philadelphia Flyers founder Ed Snider, who leaves behind a legacy in the cannabis industry, dies at 83 and Howard Marks, aka Mr. Nice, passes at 70 from cancer. Have a great day.

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Politics/Legalization
New Brunswick is being advised to prepare for recreational marijuana

Industry/Studies
How Jonathan Zaid got his insurance company to cover medical cannabis
Research needed to see if CBD can be used as treatment in adult epilepsy
New Jersey is considering covering menstrual cramps under mmj laws

General Interest
Philadelphia Flyers owner leaves a legacy in the marijuana industry
Marijuana grinder that looks like a grenade halts Washington flight
Police and cannabis: Do ex-cops hold the key to sane pot policies?
RCMP officer who smoked pot and drank heavily wins compensation
Howard Marks aka “Mr Nice” passes away at the age of 70
VICE takes a look at a brief history of women and cannabis culture