February 23 Février, 2017

February 23, 2017

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: The ‘Princess of Pot’ Jodie Emery opens a new storefront in Ottawa and a Toronto dispensary owner files suit in Federal Court in an attempt to enshrine its right to sell med pot to patients. Jamaican scientists are reportedly close to patenting an affordable CBD-based hepatitis drug and Texas military vets gather at the state legislature to press lawmakers for the right to use medical marijuana. Enderby city council proposes a new bylaw that would restrict the sale of recreational cannabis and a Cannabis Culture owner in Brantford stands accused of selling drugs without a license. Also, opponents of good times are calling for a boycott of T-Mobile over its Martha Stewart-Snoop Dogg Super Bowl commercial, New Frontier Data shows the cannabis industry could create nearly 300,000 jobs by 2020, and Ritual Roasters releases a THC-infused cold brew that’s bringing the “hippie speedball” to Cali. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Open Letter: CGC CEO Bruce Linton updates on Mettrum transition to new management
Activist ‘Princess of Pot’ Jodie Emery opens a new marijuana storefront in city of Ottawa
Penticton Art Gallery curator puts out call for submissions for upcoming Grassland exhibit
AusCann medicinal cannabis products will for now be imported from Canopy Growth Corp.

Legalization/Légalisation
Enderby city council proposes new bylaw that would restrict sales of med and rec cannabis

Industry/Industrie
Toronto dispensary files suit in Federal Court to enshrine its right to sell weed to patients
Pot shop owners in Toronto are questioning what legal rights they have in this illegal space
Texas military vets gather at state legislature to press lawmakers for medical cannabis use
Jamaican scientists are reportedly close to patenting an affordable CBD hepatitis drug
Brantford Cannabis Culture dispensary owner accused of selling drugs without a license

General Interest/Divers
Ritual Roasters releases THC-infused cold brew that brings the “hippie speedball” to Cali
New Frontier Data shows the weed industry could create more than 280,000 jobs by 2020
Cannabis opponents call for a boycott of T-Mobile over Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg ad
Bomb weed: Arizona congressman Trent Franks says terrorists will ship nukes in pot bales