February 14 Février, 2017

February 14, 2017

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Conservative leadership candidates discuss the merits of legal cannabis at French debate and Canopy Growth Corp. reports a 180 percent revenue increase as it releases fiscal Q3 financial results. Montreal landlords look to ban the use of cannabis in their rental units and two patients in Sweden are the first in the country to be prescribed medical marijuana. This country's cannabis industry opposes calls for plain packaging on pot products and the Cannabis Canada Association offers a statement on Health Canada’s new inspection provisions. Also, the founder of Men’s Wearhouse discusses how smoking weed for the last 50 years changed his life, Tangie and Blue Dream count among California’s top strains of 2016, and meet the drug baron colonel at the head of Italy’s state-run medical cannabis program. Have a great Valentine’s Day!

Canopy Growth
Canada’s cannabis industry opposes call for plain packaging and advertising bans
Canopy Growth Corporation nearly triples revenue in Q3 as patient numbers soar
Canopy Growth Corp. will today report its third quarter fiscal 2017 financial results
BNN: Canada’s largest licensed medical cannabis producer says business is booming
Canopy Growth Corp. swings to profit as revenue surges 180 percent year-over-year
Some Montreal landlords are looking to ban the use of cannabis in their rental units

Legalization/Légalisation
Former Trudeau aide will be prevented from working in next year on marijuana files
Kevin O’Leary answers cannabis question at French Conservative leadership debate
Cannabis Canada Association offers a statement on HC’s new inspection provisions

Industry/Industrie
City and police officials say it’s high time for the closure of pot shops in Kelowna
Two patients in Sweden get medical cannabis prescriptions for first time in history

General Interest/Divers
Meet the drug baron colonel at the head of Italy’s medical marijuana program
Tangie, Bue Dream, Pineapple Express counted among Cali’s top strain of 2016
HuffPost: Exclusive interview with nutrient king Michael “Big Mike Straumieitis
The 68-year-old founder of Men’s Wearhouse explain for marijuana changed his life