May 9, 2016

May 09, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says the provinces are in the weeds on how to deal with pot shops and protestors at Toronto’s Marijuana March look to “free the weed.” Toronto overtakes Vancouver as Canada’s cannabis capital and Boaty McBoatface delivers a splash in a new Lift strain review. Canopy Growth takes a 15% stake in an Australian cannabis company and BBBS Day of Caring proves a big hit. Also, The Life of Philip Norman reveals the many sides (some of them pot smoking) of Paul McCartney and singer Joss Stone(r) discusses her love-love relationship with pot. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Canopy Growth Corp sets its sights Down Under with new partnership
Owner of world’s largest crop takes 15% stake in Australian company
Day of Caring is a huge hit with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Lanark
Boaty McBoatface delivers a splash in new strain review at Lift Cannabis

Politics/Legalization
Kathleen Wynne says provinces are lost in the weeds on pot shop front
Editorial: Canadians want legalization but not the pre-party free-for-all
Toronto overtakes Vancouver as Canada’s new cannabis capital
Protestors at Toronto’s Global Marijuana March look to ‘free the weed’
The youth voice is needed in Canada’s cannabis conversation du jour

Industry/Studies
Lift Resource Clinic in Bowmanville helps patients access medical pot
Getting a license for medical marijuana is a marathon and not a sprint
Medical cannabis is drawing parents to US to treat their children
Vets’ pot use issues suggest legalization challenges that may be ahead

General Interest
The Life of Philip Norman reveals the many sides of Paul McCartney
New Zealand senior smokers group Grey Power fight for right to party
Star singer Joss Stone discusses her love-love relationship with cannabis
Are there celebrity supporters who can get parents on board the green train?
Edible nail polish proves captains of the industry are mad scientists