May 4, 2016

May 04, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today's news: The auditor general releases his findings on veterans’ medical marijuana use and a new poll shows Ontarians favour drug stores and storefronts to the LCBO for a preferred cannabis distribution channel. Germany plans to legalize weed next year, Colorado rejects a proposal to certify organic cannabis and Vancouver councillor Kerry Jang is threatened over the city’s dispensary ruling. Western University researchers find a chemical in marijuana that could help with schizophrenia and find out how medical cannabis helped Liam McNight get his eight-year-old life back. Also, Queen of Cannabis Cheryl Schuman discusses why women are the key to legalization and Lil Duval and Michael Blackson join Snoop on a new episode of GGN on Merry Jane. May the fourth be with you!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Leading researchers discuss prospects for the future of cannabis science
The government is considering reducing veteran reimbursement for mmj
Sick or swim? Tweed tries to rescue Boaty McBoatface from the drink

Politics/Legalization
Forum research survey shows Ontarians favour drug stores and storefronts
If you want to buy weed in Toronto it seems any prescription will suffice
German health minister says country plans to legalize marijuana in 2017

Industry/Studies
MMJ will soon account for a third of federal drug coverage for ex-soldiers
Colorado rejects proposal to certify organic marijuana over health concerns
How medical marijuana helped Liam McNight get his eight-year-old life back
VFederal government drops its cannabis case against Harborside Health Center
UWO researchers find chemical in marijuana may help treat schizophrenia
Dispensary ruling threats force Vancouver councilor to activate security plan

General Interest
May the fourth be with you! Try Star Wars strains that are out of this world
Lil Duval and Michael Blackson join Snoop for a new episode of GGN
Cannabis-infused tea: how to make an extra-chill and super tasty cuppa
Queen of Cannabis Cheryl Schuman on why women are the key to reform