August 17 Août, 2016

August 17, 2016


In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Legalization is among five issues raised by the country’s chiefs of police at their annual conference and Calgary medical cannabis patients say costs for products needs to improve. MediPen tests could prove a big step forward for medical marijuana in the UK and a private grower applies to start a new facility at a North Bay-area Agridome. A Winnipeg woman with a rare spinal cord condition relishes grow-your-own rules and Tweed launches its artist-in-residence program with Ezra Soiferman at the helm. Also, investigate the history of cannabis laws in Canada, explore the 10 rarest weed strains on earth and find out why people are relocating to states with progressive pot rules. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Tweed launches artist-in-residence program with filmmaker Ezra Soiferman
CGC announces hire of Adam Greenblatt as head of Quebec engagement

Legalization among five issues raised by police chiefs at annual conference

Cannabis has been used for thousands of years as ancient Chinese medicine
Doctor says a new medical cannabis clinic open in Alberta will help patients
Calgary patients say cost of medical cannabis is an issue that needs to improve
Court rules Department of Justice cannot prosecute state sanctioned pot use
Cannabis Science orders its first batch of medical marijuana asthma inhalers
MediPen tests could prove big step forward for medical cannabis in the UK
Journal of Drug study shows weed smoking is on rise among weed smokers
Private player applies for license to grow pot at a North Bay-area Agridome
Winnipeg woman with spinal cord condition rejoices at being able to grow

General Interest/Divers
Investigate the long and tumultuous history of marijuana laws in Canada
HERB: Explore the 10 rarest cannabis strains on planet earth today
People now have the chance to vote on cannabis content at SXSW festival
Find out why people are relocating to states with progressive cannabis laws