December 21 Decembre, 2016

December 21, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discusses the prospect of legal cannabis and Health Canada finds that young people are most skeptical about looming reform. The Mountain of Food Campaign wraps with the Tweed and Gallipeau Centre challenge and a Connecticut hospice hopes to set a new standard for end of life care with the introduction of medical cannabis. The Economist finds Mexican attitudes toward marijuana are starting to shift and a dispensary in Halifax is no longer requesting prescriptions for pot purchases. Also, Florida cops bust Santa Claus in Jacksonville with a bag full of grass, Chong’s Choice launches its first cannabis chocolate bar and Miley Cyrus proves she loves weed by showing off her new pot leaf tattoo. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Mountain of Food Campaign wraps up with Tweed Let’s Can Hunger challenge
Medical cannabis patients not forgotten by the Liberal task force on legalization

Legalization/Légalisation
PM Trudeau discuses Kinder Morgan, the opioid epidemic and legal cannabis
Health Canada finds the youngest Canadians are most skeptical about legal pot

Industry/Industrie
Lift: CBD helps fight cervical cancer in vitro better than whole cannabis extracts
Connecticut hospice hopes to set a new standard for end of life care with med pot
The Economist: Mexican attitudes toward marijuana have started to mellow lately
Canadian scientists are in the process of trying to map the cannabis plant genome
A medical marijuana dispensary in Halifax is no longer requesting prescriptions
(FR) La police de Gatineau enquête sur une boutique de marijuana médicinale

General Interest/Divers
Florida cops bust Santa Claus in Jacksonville with a bag of marijuana and molly
CBC investigates who Canada’s self-styled ‘Prince of Pot’ is and what he wants
Chong’s Choice cannabis launches its first chocolate bars in collab with Defonce Miley Cyrus proves her love for weed by getting new tattoo of plant on Achilles
Cannabis industry is dispatching high-end weed to the rich via mail subscription
German filmmaker ties weed to a drone and flies it over the Dutch Decompression