December 2 Decembre, 2016

December 02, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: The Liberal task force report reveals Canada’s new cannabis regime should be geared at weeding out the $7 billion black market as the country’s top pot companies vie for the title of largest pot plant on the planet. A provincial advertising campaign is warning Albertans about the dangers of drug-impaired driving and six in 10 Americans now believe marijuana should be regulated in the same fashion as alcohol. Weediquette host Krishna Andavolu discusses challenge of legalizing cannabis in the U.S. and Canadian doctors in NB and BC are seeking better ways of tracking patients’ med pot prescriptions. Also, former UFC star Jon Jones tells Joe Rogan smoking weed and getting blackout drunk were part of his playboy lifestyle, The Kind brews up a weed tea and caramel popcorn recipe and the Boston Globe questions whether pot may be the next performance-enhancing drugs. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
The eyes of the world are on Canada’s cannabis plan as country prepares for legalization
Globe and Mail: Canada’s refer madness reaches new heights as cannabis rivals merge
CGC CEO Bruce Linton discusses what prospective acquisition of Mettrum could mean
Lift: MP Alex Nuttall displays Parliamentary theatrics in misguided stock play accusations

Legalization/Légalisation
Task force report reveals new regime should be geared at trumping $7 billion black market
Liberal task force public doc to be released later this month after being lost in translation
Six in 10 Americans now believe marijuana should be legalized in the same way as alcohol
Weediquette host Krishna Andavolu discusses the challenges facing legal cannabis in U.S.
Canadian cannabis activist Jodie Emery voices her displeasure with country’s reform plan

Industry/Industrie
Canada’s top marijuana companies are all vying for the title of biggest plant on the planet
Doctors in NB and BC are seeking better ways of tracking patients’ med pot prescriptions
The Globe and Mail editorial cartoon examines the highs and lows of Canadian cannabis
Provincial advertising campaign warning Albertans to steer clear of driving while stoned
Could Ireland end up becoming the next country to legalize medical cannabis in new year?
Men’s Health: Study finds marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, PTSD, addiction
Patrick Cain looks at why it’s a good idea to check real estate rules before homegrowing

General Interest/Divers
Former UFC star Jon Jones tells Joe Rogan getting drunk, smoking weed part of playboy life
Kind brews up a soothing weed tea and caramel pot popcorn recipe for the weekend
Civilized explores a number of cool storage units that are reported to keep your grass fresh
Boston Globe: Could marijuana be the next performance-enhancing drug used by athletes?