May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Canopy CEO Bruce Linton will address Toronto’s medical marijuana patients this morning and the Liberal legalization plan will look for ways to deter drug-impaired drivers. The NDP asserts there is no point in prosecuting pot charges and Wikileaf plans to go public this fall. Phil Emberley believes pharmacists should be dispensing medical marijuana and should Toronto be banning or regulating its pot shops? Vancouver says there’s no timeline for closing down unlicensed dispensaries and find out how one New York mother is coping with the city’s restrictive pot policies. In lighter news, Nasdaq denies MassRoots its coveted listing, a curious dog gets high on campsite weed butts and meet seven famous rappers with their own strains. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Bruce Linton and Ronan Levy to address Toronto mmj patient needs
Pot price comparison website Wikileaf plans to go public this fall
Clarification on Canopy Growth and AusCann Holdings partnership
Tweed meets up with customer Bojan Kladnjakovic to talk cannabis
Lift Cannabis reviews Tweed’s Balmoral in this week’s strain selections

Politics/Legalization
The NDP is right to assert there is no point in prosecuting pot charges
Prosecuting marijuana activists like Dana Larsen is a pointless exercise
Jenna Valleriani says government needs to clear the air on pot shops
Liberal legalization plan will look for ways to deter drug-impaired drivers

Industry/Studies
Should Toronto be banning or regulating its unlicensed dispensaries
Phil Emberley believes pharmacists should be dispensing medical pot
Vancouver says there is no timeline for closing down illegal pot shops
Tobacco and marijuana are treated the same by insurance companies
Police report a pot possession incident on average of every nine minutes
How one mother is coping with New York’s restrictive mmj program

General Interest
Nasdaq denies listing cannabis technology company MassRoots
National Restaurant Association will feature panel of canna chefs
Meet the seven famous rappers that have their own strain of cannabis
Curious British Columbia dog gets unexpected high from weed butts