December 9 Decembre, 2016

December 09, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Ottawa is expecting a surge in police requests for marijuana blood tests after legalization is introduced and the Siksika First Nation partners with LDI Group and files for a cultivation license. Thomas Jefferson University receives a $3-million donation to establish a cannabis education centre on campus and Guelph MP Lloyd Longfield tables E-Petition 190 to remove the sales tax from medical cannabis sold in Canada. Also, the DEA devotes 22 pages of its annual survey to marijuana, suspects named Tupac and Robin Williams are arrested with 114 pounds of grass in Arizona, and Rolling Stone introduces “The Pot Lover’s Gift Guide” to make shopping for your favourite stoner easy this holiday season. Have a great weekend!

Canopy Growth
Guelph MP Lloyd Longfield tables E-Petition 190 for Canada’s medical cannabis patients

Legalization/Légalisation
Government expecting increase in police requests for marijuana blood tests after reform

Industry/Industrie
New study shows cannabidiol protects against cognitive and emotional effects of ischemia
Siksika First Nation files for license to cultivate medical cannabis; partners with LDI Group
Dr. Josh Kaplan looks to hash out clinical cannabis research with Society of Neuroscience
Thomas Jefferson University receives $3 million for medical cannabis education centre

General Interest/Divers
DEA devotes 22 pages of its annual survey to weed and only 16 to prescription painkillers
HERB takes the time to turn an ordinary egg (delicious) into an egg pipe (extra delicious!)
Suspects named Robin Williams and Tupac are arrested in Arizona with 114 pounds of pot
Rolling Stone introduces “The Pot Lover’s Gift Guide” to make shopping simple this holiday
…That time Matthew McConaughey was booked for pot after dancing naked, playing bongos
The Kind digs up eight Christmas ornaments for the tree lover in your house this holiday