August 23 Août, 2016

August 23, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: The Guyanese government is considering legalizing small amounts of grass and Victoria’s Canna Mall hopes to be the one-stop shop for all weed needs. A Hamilton medical doctor is given a three-month suspension for misconduct over green scripts and New Brunswick researchers are trying to develop a cannabis superplant. Customs in New Zealand open the border to a woman with an ounce in her luggage and a former Raider is caught with his pants down and a bag of weed. Also, Nate Diaz will have to face USADA for hitting a vape pen after UFC 202, Civilized explores comedian James Corden’s best marijuana moments and President Obama is apparently furious at daughter Malia for allegedly lighting up at Lollapalooza. Have a great day!

Legalization/Légalisation
Oregon processes more than $25 million from recreational pot in six months
The government of Guyana is considering legalizing small amounts of grass

Industry/Industrie
Hamilton med doc Ira Price given a three-month suspension for misconduct
Victoria’s Canna Mall is aiming to be the one-stop-shop for all weed needs
Saint John’s dispensary owner caught with a kilo of cocaine five years ago
(FR) Des chercheurs du N.-B. veulent développer un superplant de cannabis

General Interest/Divers
Nate Diaz will have to face USADA for smoking vape pen after UFC 202
Rolling Stone reports Frank Ocean’s Blonde is a dizzy and trippy marvel
Customs green lights a woman who brought an ounce through NZ airport
Is it really only a matter of time before Kobe Bryant is in the weed game?
Former Los Angeles Raiders quarterback found naked with a bag of weed
Civilized explores comedian James Corden’s best marijuana moments ever
President Obama is furious at his daughter Malia for appearing to smoke pot