April 26, 2016

April 26, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Long-time cannabis activist Jodie Emery is seeking a spot on the joint federal task force on pot and Quebec is adopting a wait and see approach to legalization. The merits of Canada’s medical marijuana program continue to be debated and a Vancouver city councilor says pot shops must close while awaiting variance hearings. Canadian dispensaries are raking in millions with nowhere to put the money and Health Canada approves WeedMD for a cultivation license in Aylmer, Ontario. Alberta Health doesn’t support medical cannabis for the province’s patients and the United Kingdom questions why not follow Canada’s lead on legalization? Also, Al Pacino smokes weed to get into character for Serpico and John Oliver explores whether cannabis can cure Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Tweed continues upward expansion by introducing new developments
Seeking Alpha’s Sherif Samy remains bullish on Canopy Growth’s future
Alberta Health doesn’t support medical cannabis for epileptic patients

Politics/Legalization
Cannabis activist Jodie Emery seeking a spot on federal pot task force
Quebec is adopting is a wait and see approaches to impending legalization
Canada is legalizing cannabis and the United Kingdom should follow suit
When marijuana is legal how will country crack down on impaired driving?
The debate over merits of medical marijuana continue as legalization looms

Industry/Studies
Vancouver councilor says pot shops must close while awaiting variance hearing
Some of Vancouver’s dispensaries are vowing to stay open after deadline
Dispensaries in the city of Vancouver are considering legal action over closures
Letter: Objections being levelled at Vancouver’s 4/20 celebration unfounded
Canadian dispensaries are raking in millions with nowhere to put the money
Health Canada approves WeedMD for cultivation license in Aylmer, Ontario
Longtime medical marijuana advocate will face charges for in Timmins

General Interest
Star actor Al Pacino gets into character for Serpico by smoking marijuana
John Oliver explores whether cannabis can cure Puerto Rico’s debt crisis
Snoop, Future and Kevin Gate took the stage at Merry Jane’s 4/20 retreat
Budder King lights one up with his beloved dog and Damian Abraham