May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Canada’s legalization plan could flout three UN drug conventions that experts say the country should pull out of. Opposition parties in New Brunswick are calling for public debate on legalization and hookah and vape lounges in Ontario could soon be hampered by new regulations. Bruce Linton discusses how the Amazon model could help the cannabis industry and medical marijuana companies prepare to diversify as legalization looms. A new survey shows Canadian hospital pharmacists are supportive of cannabis and a property deal for a Muskoka marijuana plant is signed and sealed. Also, San Francisco’s last gun shop is converted to a nonprofit dispensary and find out what happens when you mix cannabis and coffee. Have a great day!

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Bruce Linton discusses how the Amazon model is good for marijuana
Canada’s largest producer of medical marijuana is expanding again
Two of Canada’s LPs team to fund a safe driving with MADD and CDPC
Medical marijuana businesses prepare to diversity as legalization looms
Canadian Health Insurance Co. agrees to cover medical cannabis costs
Reform remains uncertain even with a firm timeline for legalization set
Is Canada the positive weed role model that America needs right now?

Politics/Legalization
Canada’s legalization plan is said to flout three UN drug conventions
Experts say it’s time to pull out of UN treaties ahead of legalization move
New Brunswick opposition parties are calling for public debate on cannabis

Industry/Studies
Hookah and vape lounges in Ontario could soon face tough new rules
Survey shows Canadian hospital pharmacists are supportive of cannabis
Property deal for a marijuana facility in North Muskoka signed and sealed
Desperate parents are taking desperate measures to get mmj to their children

General Interest
San Francisco’s last gun shops is being converted to a nonprofit dispensary
Here’s what happens when you mix your coffee and cannabis together
The suits and the streets are fighting for the soul of the cannabis industry
50 years ago the legend Bob Dylan said that ‘everybody must get stoned’