April 18, 2016

April 18, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: U.S. experts are urging Canada to cultivate social standards for cannabis use in the country and the Tory leadership race sparks a debate over legalization. Health officials are warning 4/20 organizers to prohibit pot sales to minors and three new Vancouver dispensaries have advanced to the next licensing stage. Montreal-based Hyasynth successfully produces CBG and CBGV from genetically engineered yeast and Epidiolex is setting off a debate about cannabis-based epilepsy drugs in Denver hospitals. In lighter news, DOPE Magazine is leveraging its brand to roll-out a line of canna products and NYC weed dealers say it’s the golden age for their trade. Also, the “Julia Child of Weed” explains how you’re making edibles wrong and Classified’s new single proves an anthem for all parents. Have a great day!

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Politics/Legalization
American experts urging Canada to cultivate social pot standards
Tory leadership race sparks debate on marijuana legalization
Does Toronto have the tools to deal with city’s dispensary boom?
Annual 4/20 rally this week will be a celebration of legalization

Industry/Studies
Supreme Court strikes down Conservative tough-on-crime laws
The Vancouver Aquatic Centre will close during 4/20 celebration
Health officials warning 4/20 organizers to prohibit sale to minors
Three more Vancouver dispensaries advance to next licensing stage
Award winning Mindy Segal’s edibles now in Illinois dispensaries
Montreal company has genetically engineered CBG from yeast
Cannabis-based epilepsy drug is causing debate in Denver hospitals
NYT: Getting high made a California mother a better caregiver

General Interest
Classified’s “Having Kids Is Easy” proves an anthem for all parents
DOPE Magazine leverages brand to expand with new product line
SNL grad Horatio Sanz tells tales of sativa creativity, edible anxiety
“Julia Child of Weed” explains how you’re making edibles wrong
Take a visit with HERB to Columbia’s “lost city of marijuana”
New York City weed dealers say it’s the “golden age” for the trade