May 6, 2016

May 06, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Loblaw president Galen Weston is supporting the Canadian Pharmacists Association bid for rights to distribute medical marijuana and Victoria introduces pot shop bylaws that will allow for the sale of edibles. Hamilton is trying to shut down a licensed grower and Damian Abraham investigates the Canadian medibles landscape. Dana Larsen says Vision Vancouver will lose the city’s dispensary battle and Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority approves regulations for the country’s ganja regulations. Also, Margaret Trudeau says she once took to weed like a “duck to water” and ever wonder how the Brits celebrate 4/20? Have a great weekend!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Loblaw supporting Canadian Pharmacists Association in bid for mmj

Politics/Legalization
Healthcare providers in Muskoka region fret over marijuana legalization

Industry/Studies
Edibles won’t be banned under proposed new pot shop rules in Victoria
Seniors vote to support Victoria council’ for edibles in dispensaries
Question: ‘How can I get medical cannabis for my terminally ill father?
Auditor general urges Department of Veterans Affairs to address pot policy
Hamilton is trying to shut down licensed city medical marijuana grower
Damian Abraham investigates the wild world of Canadian medibles
Dana Larsen says Vision Vancouver will lose city’s dispensary war
Cannabis Licensing Authority in Jamaica approves ganja regulations

General Interest
Civilized introduces you to five of America’s top cannabis chefs
Ever wonder how the Brits celebrate 4/20? VICE takes you to the frontline
Prosecutor slams police bust of Seattle’s ‘Uber for Pot’ delivery service
Margaret Trudeau says she once took to marijuana like “a duck to water”