June 8, 2016

June 08, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Bruce Linton calls the notion LPs are behind crackdown on Toronto pot shops a conspiracy theory as the city’s unlicensed dispensaries vow to continue selling product. Canopy Growth receives conditional approval to list its shares on the TSX and, despite having a prescription, a 12-year-old is being denied medical marijuana by her Nova Scotia group home. A new study shows long-term pot use doesn’t pose negative health effects and Canadian street dealers are looking for an exit strategy in light of looming legalization. Also, Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa release a new video for “Kush Ups” and an Orlando woman is being charged after burning her teenage son’s hand over a weed deal gone bad. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Bruce Linton calls notion LPs behind pot shop raids a conspiracy theory
Tweed’s deal with Snoop Dogg grants company exclusive right to LBC

Politics/Legalization
Could crackdown on Toronto pot shops jeopardize street gang headway?
Toronto’s pot shop owners say they will continue to defy Canadian law
Canadian weed dealers are looking for an extra strategy out of the game

Industry/Studies
Twelve-year-old in NS group home denied cannabis despite prescription
New study shows long-term pot use doesn’t have negative health effect
The Anxiolytic properties of cannabis could help treatment of PTSD

General Interest
Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa premiere new music video for “Kush Ups”
Orlando woman faces charges for burning teen son’s hand over weed sale