January 10 Janvier, 2017

January 10, 2017

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: The Quebec College of Physicians is calling three medical cannabis clinics slated to open in Montreal illegal and CannaRoyalty Corp. is acquiring a 20 per cent stake in Vancouver-based Anandia Labs. Two people face charges after a raid on a pot shop in Ottawa’s Chinatown area and will Prime Minister Trudeau be able to keep his promise of legalizing cannabis by spring? Steve Patterson discusses his interview with Tweed’s Director of Communications Jordan Sinclair and MJ Freeway crashes after a reported cyberattack on the software. Also, DC mayor Muriel Bowser says pot smoking protestors will not be arrested at Trump’s inauguration, Tantra and cannabis are on the menu at an exclusive couples’ retreat in the Muskokas, and did Louis Armstrong really trick former U.S. president Richard Nixon into smuggling grass for him? Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Steve Patterson discusses his interview with Tweed’s comms director Jordan Sinclair

Legalization/Légalisation
Will PM Justin Trudeau be able to keep his promise of legalizing cannabis by spring?

Industry/Industrie
Three new controversial medical cannabis clinics are slated to be opening in Montreal
CannaRoyalty Corp. is acquiring a 20 per cent stake in Vancouver-based Anandia Labs
LaPresse: L'usage de marijuana médicinal en milieu de travail soulève des questions
MJ Freeway crashes over the weekend after an apparent cyberattack on the software
Two people arrested after raid on a dispensary in Ottawa’s Chinatown area last Friday

General Interest/Divers
DC’s mayor says pot smoking protestors will not be arrested at Trump inauguration
Civilized: Did Louis Armstrong really trick Richard Nixon into smuggling pot for him?
Cannabis culture reportedly has an important place at the heart of Japanese history
Tantra, cannabis are on the menu at Pleasure Peaks’ exclusive Muskoka couples getaway