December 1 Decembre, 2016

December 01, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Canopy Growth Corporation announces it is moving to acquire Mettrum and the Liberal task force releases its report on the future of legalization in Canada. Postal workers in St. John’s are looking for clear guidelines on marijuana deliveries and Ontario’s privacy watchdog is investigating the Toronto dispensary incident that saw clients’ private documents leaked. The City of Vancouver is planning to increase fines for pot shops that continue to defy closure orders and some industry insiders believe it will yet be a long road to legalization. Also, Montel Williams talks TBI and MMJ, MMA star Nick Diaz says he’s the #1 stoner in sport and Loretta Lynn reveals she tried her first hit of grass at 84. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Canopy Growth to acquire Toronto-based Mettrum Health Corp. for $430 million

Legalization/Légalisation
The Liberal task force on legalization submits its report on a framework for new laws
Some Canadian cannabis industry insiders believe it will be a long road to legalization
The task force on legalization report will be made publicly available by mid-December
Postal workers in St. John’s are looking for clear guidelines on marijuana deliveries

Industry/Industrie
Privacy watchdog investigating Toronto pot shop where client documents were leaked
The City of Vancouver looking to up fines as pot shops continue to defy order to close
Users, supporters of medical cannabis treatment say it should be made easier to get
Changing laws not necessarily making medical marijuana more welcome in workplace

General Interest/Divers
Montel Williams discusses tackling TBI, multiple sclerosis and medical marijuana
Professional mixed martial artists Nick Diaz apparently believes he’s the face of weed
Music icon Loretta Lynn reveals she tried her first marijuana at the tender age of 84