May 13, 2016

May 13, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Toronto is expected to start handing out fines up to $50,000 to pot shops in the city and the surge in vets’ medical marijuana prescriptions is being fuelled by groups in the Atlantic provinces. John Mayer and the Grateful Dead promote legalization on Jimmy Kimmel, scientists say the lost Mayan city discovered by a Canadian teen is likely just a pot field and Colorado City is using $1.5 million from Pot Tax to help the homeless. Also, 22nd Century Group plans to produce cannabinoids from tobacco, A$AP Mob and Juicy J release a new video for “Yamborghini High” and VICE’s Damian Abraham finds out what a $500 weed sundae feels like! Have a great weekend.

Politics/Legalization
What should the legal age for recreational marijuana be in Canada?
John Mayer and Grateful Dead promote legalization on Jimmy Kimmel

Industry/Studies
CTV chopper broadcasts live over pot shops in Kensington Market
Toronto is expected to drop a heavy hammer on the city’s pot shops
Selley: Pot has gone private in Toronto and the sky has yet to fall
Toronto’s oldest dispensary wants to lead city out of legal grey area
Editorial: Toronto needs follow in Vancouver’s dispensary footsteps
Surge in vets’ medical pot prescriptions fuelled by Atlantic groups

General Interest
Scientists say Canadian teen’s lost Mayan city find likely a pot field
Colorado City plans to use $1.5 million from Pot Tax to help homeless
Juicy J and A$AS Mob release new video for “Yamborghini High”
Damian Abraham found out what a $500 weed sundae feels like!
22nd Century Group plans to produce cannabinoids from tobacco
Half a ton of marijuana found in coconuts at the U.S.-Mexico border