June 7, 2016

June 07, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Toronto’s Lift Expo last weekend attracted 10,000 attendees and the increase in veterans’ medical marijuana costs is linked to a decrease in prescriptions for opioids and tranquilizers. A 19-year-old Oregon man is facing federal charges for cannabis and could medical marijuana help dull the pain of fibromyalgia? The National Football League is finally listening to researchers on the cannabis file and a Calgary police officer proves even the boys in blue love the green as he’s charged for keeping marijuana seized on the job. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
The U.S. majority favours medical marijuana to pain pills for PTSD

Politics/Legalization
Toronto’s Lift Expo attracted 10,000 attendees from across the globe

Industry/Studies
Veteran increase in medical cannabis tied to decrease in opioid scripts
A 19-year-old in Oregon is being charged with a federal charge for pot
Civilized: Could medical cannabis help to treat pain of fibromyalgia?

General Interest
The National Football League is listening to researchers about cannabis
Man dies in Manchester jail of after being arrested over a bag of grass
Calgary officer faces charges for keeping marijuana seized on the job