June 6, 2016

June 06, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: A human rights tribunal finds Ottawa mayor Jim Watson didn’t discriminate against medical marijuana users and Toronto police now have more powers to deal with drug-impaired drivers. The Lift Expo provides a snapshot of the future of an industry and could legalization help reduce Saskatchewan’s deficit? The Toronto Star explores nine unique perspectives on legalization and the FDA is looking to Canada to learn more about medical marijuana. Tour Bedrocan’s Scarborough facility, win tickets to watch Snoop and Wiz Khalifa tour this summer and meet notorious dorm restaurateur Jonah Reider. Also, Civilized says weed is only a gateway drug when it’s put in s’mores and Nate Diaz tells UFC opponent to do steroids and he’ll stick to the weed. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
CBC’s Out in the Open explores Tweed’s Smiths Falls facility
Mark Zekulin and Hilary Black took to stage at day 1 of Lift Expo
Take a tour of licensed producer Bedrocan’s Scarborough facility
Toronto’s Lift Expo provides snapshot of the future of an industry
Tweed Care Team black belt Alison Tremblay taking names at night
Lift reviewer finds Argyle helps with PTSP and chronic depression

Politics/Legalization
Legalization question a simple answer away from a solution: just do it!
Toronto Star explores nine unique perspectives on legalization debate
Legalization among items that could reduce Saskatchewan’s deficit

Industry/Studies
The FDA is looking to Canada to learn more about medical marijuana
Tribunal rules Ottawa mayor didn’t discriminate against mmj users
Leading cannabis scientist Dr. Ethan Russo debunks Australian study
Toronto Police will soon have more power to deal with stones drivers

General Interest
Nate Diaz: ‘You do steroids, I’ll smoke weed, and then we can fight’
Civilized says weed is only a gateway drug when it’s put in s’mores :)
Win tickets to join Snoop and Wiz Khalifa on High Road Summer Tour
Eleven movie and television characters who got high on the down low
VICE talks weed soda with notorious dorm restaurateur Jonah Reider
Expos lefty Bill “Spaceman” Lee used to put weed on his pancakes