August 3 Août, 2016

August 03, 2016

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In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Bruce Linton weighs in on the impending amendments to Canada’s medical cannabis regulations and an Ottawa city councillor is not happy a new pot shop is opening in Stittsville. Police raid The Waterloo Dispensary and two new storefronts open in Kelowna. An FDA study shows a discrepancy in label claims for CBD products and Canada’s largest licensed cannabis producer shows strong gains on the TSX Exchange. Also, Kevin Smith is challenging himself to break the stoner stereotype, The Eagles explore how weed helped them write their best music and Fashawn joins Snoop Dogg on a new episode of Merry Jane’s GGN.

Canopy Growth
Bruce Linton weighs in on important rule changes to Canada’s MMPR system
Canada’s largest licensed cannabis producer graduates to the TSX Exchange
Ottawa city councillor unhappy new pot shop set to open soon in Stittsville

Legalization/Légalisation
Waterloo medical marijuana dispensary is raided by the city’s police officers
Star Buds is one of two new dispensaries to set up shop in Kelowna recently

Industry/Industrie
New FDA study shows discrepancy in label claims for cannabidiol products

General Interest/Divers
How cannabis helped legendary outfit The Eagles write their best music
VICE discovers what it’s like to be a trimmer at an illegal grow operation
Director Kevin Smith is challenging himself to break the stoner stereotype
Rapper Fashawn joins Snoop Doog on a new episode of Merry Jane’s GGN