April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Ontario’s anti-vaping laws could destroy the province’s pot industry and Vancouver’s pot shops are vowing to defy the city’s order to close up today. Walgreens is expressing interest in distributing medical cannabis and a Seattle attorney says people prefer legal pot, given the option. VICE tours Tweed’s Smiths Falls facility, BNN discusses Snoop Dogg and CGC stock, and will Boaty McBoatface sink or swim? SFU students score top prize for edibles venture that stands to benefit LPs and a new medical marijuana clinic is set to open in Cornwall next month. Also, police raid a weed-friendly church and visit the Canary Islands in Spain, where cannabis culture is thriving. Have a great weekend!

Canopy Growth Corporation
VICE goes inside Canada’s largest producer of medical marijuana
Tweed’s name the strain game: Will Boaty McBoatface sink or swim?
Barrie’s downtown marijuana shops not governed by zoning bylaws
Tweed partner Indoor Harvest selected to be core of cannabis case study
BNN discusses merits of Snoop Dogg and buying Canopy Growth stock

Politics/Legalization
Ontario’s anti-vaping laws could destroy the province’s pot industry
Seattle attorney says people prefer to buy legal pot if given the option
Editorial: It’s high time the federal government legalized marijuana

Industry/Studies
SFU students score top prize for edibles venture that stands to benefit LPs
America’s largest drug retail chain may be interested in medical cannabis
New medical marijuana clinic is set to open shop in Cornwall next month
Majority of Gravenhurst dispensary patients are in their 50s and 60s
Explore how medical marijuana helped give one Barrie man his life back
Seniors are worried about dispensary closures as deadline hits in Vancouver
Vancouver’s pot shops vow to defy city order on Friday when ordered to close

General Interest
Oregon cannabis campus lets people tour to see how their weed is made
Ed Gogek: Pot-smoking journalists shouldn’t be writing about weed!
Civilized remembers funny man Jay Leno’s best marijuana moments
First-ever marijuana patent is bringing industry closer to legitimacy
Canary Islands: Spain’s thriving subtropical islands are thriving in cannabis
Police raid two New Jersey’s weed-friendly hotspots in eatery and church :)