May 20, 2016

May 20, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Toronto warns landlords they have three days to clear out pot shops and 61 of Vancouver’s unregulated dispensaries are still operating in the city. DC Cannabis Campaign is planning a legalization protest on the White House lawn today and terminally ill Serbian patients are risking jail time to access cannabis oil. Two Colorado weed companies are now vowing for the naming rights to Mile High Stadium and does the future of getting high include artisanal crabcakes? Also, UFC fighter Diego Brandao gets nine months for testing positive for marijuana metabolites and Weetos and Cannamon Toast Crunch are found among the stash at a pot bust in Louisiana. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Product safety concerns raised by the unregulated dispensary market

Politics/Legalization
Toronto infuriates dispensary owners over deferred businesses regulation
City of Toronto warns landlords they have three days to clear pot shops
Toronto dispensary owners calling for regulation in light of crackdown

Industry/Studies
Marijuana research needs to start considering the effects on teenagers
Explore seven studies that prove the medical effectiveness of marijuana
DC Cannabis Campaign is planning a protest at the White House today
Sixty-one of Vancouver’s unregulated dispensaries are still up and running

General Interest
Terminally ill Serbian patinets are risking jail to get medical cannabis oil
Two canna companies now vying for naming rights to Mile High Stadium
Weetos and Cannamon Toast Crunch counted as names at Louisiana bust
Son of undercover narcotics agent in Washington State opens dispensary
UFC fighter Diego Brandao handed 9-month sentence for positive pot test
Does the future of getting high include artisanal cannabis crabcakes?