May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Former prime minister Jean Chretien calls for the decriminalization of marijuana and Toronto Mayor John Tory tours a city dispensary to find out what the fuss is about. A study by America’s largest automobile club calls for a review of drug driving laws and police in Niagara Falls are growing weary of dealing with hazy pot law perceptions. Lift Cannabis releases a new app and a map shows there are now more dispensaries than Pizza Pizzas in Ontario’s capital city. Advocates in Maine look to treat pot publications like pornography and Tasty Budds continues to expand on Canada’s East Coast. Also, Jane West visits the future, a new poll shows a majority of American women support legalization, and learn how to make a pipe out a tire gauge! Have a great day.

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Bruce Linton joins BNN to discuss Canopy’s Australian partnership

Politics/Legalization
Former PM Jean Chretien believes marijuana should be decriminalized
Matt Gurney: Good politics is not always bad policy on cannabis file
Police officers in Niagara are dealing with hazy pot law perceptions
Investigating what legalization may mean for weed in the workplace

Industry/Studies
Toronto mayor John Tory takes tour of medical marijuana dispensary
Map shows there are now more pot shops than Pizza Pizzas in Toronto
PathogenDX uses DNA analysis to identify pathogens in cannabis
Lift Cannabis creates a new text-based artificial intelligent application
Tasty Budds dispensary expands from Dartmouth and Lower Sackville
Study by America’s largest automobile club calls for drug driving review

General Interest
New CBS poll shows majority of American women support legalization
Jane West visited the future and is now waiting on the world to catch up
HERB takes an in-depth look at how to make a pipe out of a tire gauge
Maine advocacy group would treat cannabis magazines like pornography