August 29 Août, 2016

August 29, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Dr. Harold Kalant calls for decriminalization in place of legalization and former BC premier Mike Harcourt is high on the prospect of reform. CGC releases its fiscal Q1 results and monthly classes look to teach Calgarians how to cook with cannabis. Israel’s agriculture minister says the country is readying to export medical cannabis and Colorado’s “Good to Know” campaign hopes to keep grass out of the hands of children. Also, a New Mexico police officer films himself stealing weed, VICE meets up with the man who legally changed his name to Free Cannabis, and a BC man gets barred from the US after admitting to consuming cannabis recreationally. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
CGC releases fiscal results and registers an increase of 43% in new patients
Three British Columbia cities want to share in the revenue from legalization
Tweed’s Jordan Sinclair interviews about the prospect of legalization-Part 1
Tweed’s Jordan Sinclair interviews about the prospect of legalization-Part 2
Mother Room’s Katie Amo started at Tweed after glowing recommendations

Legalization/Légalisation
Former BC premier Mike Harcourt is high on the prospect of cannabis reform
Dr. Harold Kalant favours decriminalization to legalization for reform model
Lift: Ontario cities will have to shape their own destiny in cannabis industry

Industry/Industrie
Colorado’s “Good to Know” campaign looks to keep underage kids from weed
Monthly classes look to teach Calgarians how best to cook with marijuana
Israel’s agriculture minister says the country will soon begin exporting mmj

General Interest/Divers
New Mexico police officer accidentally films himself stealing marijuana
BC man gets barred from US after admitting to smoking recreational grass
VICE meets up with the name who legally changed his name to Free Cannabis
Check the winners of the 2016 High Times Michigan Medical Cannabis Cup
Pot plants on display at Oregon State Fair mark a first for budding industry
The National Post’s Laura Hensley ranks the paper’s favourite cannabis celebs