April 27, 2016

April 27, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Kellie Leitch vows to re-criminalize cannabis if elected Conservative leader and Health Minister Jane Philpott says the provinces’ role in legalization is still to be determined. Tweed and Bedrocan collaborate with a cannabis clinic in Regina and Vancouver dispensaries could face court action if they don’t close up shop after Friday's deadline. Also, activist Dana Larsen completes his cross-Canada tour despite Calgary arrest and reports suggest the White House Bud Summit was a bust. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Tweed and Bedrocan collaborate with canna clinic to enroll patients
Saskatchewan cannabis dispensary converts to certified Canopy partner
Conservatives should update pot policy or risk looking like prudes

Politics/Legalization
Health minister says provinces’ role in marijuana legalization TBD
Leitch pledge to re-criminalize marijuana if elected Conservative leader

Industry/Studies
Vancouver’s dispensaries could face court action after Friday deadline
Letter: permitting private grow-ops may help to combat organized crime
Cannabis Science and Policy Summit places emphasis on harm reduction
Retail sales of marijuana exceeded $37.5 million in the U.S. on 4/20
Emotional testimonies offered in defence of Campbell River dispensaries

General Interest
Activist Dana Larsen completes cross-Canada tour despite Calgary arrest
Reports suggest the White House “Bud Summit” was an unfortunate bust
Marijuana seizures have decreased dramatically in Washington State