August 19 Août, 2016

August 19, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Two face arrests after London police raid city dispensary and a new Journal of Drug study finds near-daily pot smoke has tripled since the 90s. Activists in Costa Rica are at the tipping point of a significant medical cannabis victory and the Union of BC Municipalities looks to discuss local regulation and taxation for legalization. LPGA star Brooke Henderson is putting her hometown of Smiths Falls back on the map and Ancaster’s Green Organic Dutchman receives a cultivation license from Health Canada. Also, Snoop Dogg calls out the NFL for its draconian drug policy, Nick Diaz can still corner brother Nate at UFC 202 despite unpaid pot fines, and meet five Olympians who smoke grass and win gold. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Brooke Henderson helps put her hometown of Smiths Falls back on the map
Understanding the process of cannabis absorption with Bedrocan bedro-oils

Legalization/Légalisation
Union of BC Municipalities set to discuss local legalization regulation, taxes
Three people facing new charges after police raid another Toronto dispensary
The owner of a London pot shop raided this week plans to re-open immediately
Former governor Jesse Ventura says DEA toying with Americans on reform

Industry/Industrie
Ancaster’s Green Organic Dutchman receives Health Canada cultivation license
Nine live pot plants will be on display at the Oregon State Fair next weekend
Journal of Drug study finds that near-daily pot use has triples since the 1990s
Activists in Costa Rica are at the tipping point of a medical cannabis victory

General Interest/Divers
CannaNative aims to help tribes develop hemp and cannabis-based economies
Snoop Dogg calls out the NFL for its purported pro-gun and anti-pot policy
Nick Diaz can still corner his brother at UFC 202 despite not paying weed fines
Meet five of the Olympians who smoke weed and continue to win gold medals
LA Weekly follows millionaire Mike Straumietis – The Great Gatsby of Ganja
AllAfrica looks at the inside story of Nigeria’s elite female cannabis smokers
Business of knock-off vaporizers is starting to take cannabis industry by storm
Pot plants are becoming a boon to the real estate market in recreational states