May 16, 2016

May 16, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Tweed and Bedrocan sponsor a safe driving campaign with MADD and bylaw officers in Toronto are readying for a crack down on city pot shops. The Baltimore Ravens’ Eugene Munroe donates $80K to medical marijuana research and Lift is set to launch the world’s first cannabis-specific chat bot. True Compassion Toronto invites Mayor John Tory to its dispensary and is Canada really set to become America’s next cannabis capital? University of Ottawa neuroscientist Dr. Andra Smith will continue her research work on cannabis and last month’s 4/20 celebration in Vancouver sparks a series of complaints. Also, Canada’s “Prince of Pot” celebrates the high side of activism and 2Chainz calls out Donald Trump in the rapper’s new video for “100 Joints.” Have a great day!

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Bedrocan and Tweed sponsor safe driving campaign with MADD
Tweed Pantry recipe series presents roasted garlic and potato salad
Only one Canadian licensed producer has legally imported clones

Politics/Legalization
Toronto councillor Joe Cressy says legal grey area no go for anyone
Rookie MP made headlines for criticizing decriminalization play
Editorial: It’s high time PM Trudeau explains country’s pot laws
Is Canada really set to become the cannabis capital of America?

Industry/Studies
University of Ottawa neuroscientist will continue work with cannabis
Take a look at Australia’s first medical marijuana crop in Victoria
Last month’s 4/20 party in Vancouver sparked series of complaints
The dispensary free-for-all in Toronto may be soon coming to an end
Baltimore Ravens’s Eugene Munroe donates $80K to mmj research
Lift to launch world’s first cannabis-specific chat bot for consumers
Bylaw officers in Toronto are readying to crack down on pot shops
True Compassion Toronto invites Mayor John Tory to visit their shop

General Interest
Former NHL enforcer Larry DePalma says marijuana saved his life
Rapper 2Chainz calls out Donald Trump in new video for “100 Joints”
Canada’s “Prince of Pot” Marc Emery celebrates strange activism trip