May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Toronto targets landlords in a bid to stem the pot shop tide and a new Forum Research poll suggests city residents are hazy on the legality of dispensaries. Activists rally to support Dana Larsen in Calgary and an anti-marijuana governor in Colorado says legalization is working out well. Tweed president Mark Zekulin discusses the company’s MADD initiative and the cost of Vancouver’s 4/20 protest is pegged at $148,000. Seth Rogan joins Snoop on a new episode of Merry Jane and ever wonder what the Taco Bell menu really looks like when you’re high? Also, a new Berkeley dispensary is looking to cater to seniors and meet the culinary chef cooking his way to a cannabis revolution. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Tweed president Mark Zekulin discusses MADD initiative on CFMJ
Canada’s largest producer of medical cannabis teams with MADD

Politics/Legalization
The City of Toronto is targeting landlords in its dispensary crackdown
Toronto’s crackdown on unlicensed pot shops has started in the city
Bylaw officers in Toronto have started handing out warning letters
Forum poll shows Toronto residents are hazy on legality of dispensaries

Industry/Studies
The country’s licensed medical marijuana lobby group changes its name
Cannabis activists rallied to show support for Dana Larsen in Calgary
Colorado’s anti-marijuana governor says legalization is working well
New Berkeley dispensary is looking to target senior citizens in California
Hempco Food and Fiber revenue could top $7 million by end of year

General Interest
Meet the culinary chef who’s cooking his way to a cannabis revolution
Cost of the 4/20 protest at Sunset Beach in Van City pegged at $148,000
In some parts of poverty-stricken Venezuela weed costs $100 a gram
Seth Rogan joins Snoop Dogg on new episode of GGN to talk Neighbors 2
Ever wonder what Taco Bell’s menu really looks like when you’re high?