January 19 Janvier, 2017

January 19, 2017

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: A Vancouver dispensary is running billboard ads in Regina and Saskatoon and new Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary is a liberal on issues like marijuana and abortion. Wholesale prices for pounds of pot are plummeting in states that have welcomed reform and Canadian veteran Fabian Henry is planning to walk from Moncton to Ottawa to protest cuts to VAC medical cannabis allowances. Victoria police seize flight cash on the way to a cannabis bakery in the city and the mayor of Stellarton, NS, urges Health Canada to approve a proposed new med pot facility. Also, the Utah Medical Association claims there’s no such thing and wants reporters to stop using the term “medical marijuana,” Denver is working to become the first city in the U.S. to allow cannabis clubs to operate, and High Times editor Dan Skye interviews rock legend Carlos Santana about his green grass past. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis patients share a common solution in medical cannabis
Canadian law still stands in the way of pot shop business owners like Shirley Martineau

Legalization/Légalisation
New Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O’Leary is liberal on issues like cannabis
Prices for pounds of pot are plunging in U.S. states where marijuana is now fully legal

Industry/Industrie
Cannabis billboards for Vancouver dispensary Erbachay appear in Regina, Saskatoon
Victoria police seize cash from flight that was on the way to a Victoria cannabis bakery
Veteran Fabian Henry walking from Moncton to Ottawa to protest changes to VAC MMJ
Public information session in Richmond Hill to discuss medical cannabis and health care
Mayor of Stellarton in Nova Scotia urges Health Canada to approve proposed pot facility

General Interest/Divers
SFGate: The first marijuana club in the U.S. is shrouded in more questions than answers
Denver is working to become the first city in America to allow cannabis club to operate
VICE’s Abdullah Saeed explored how to make a smokeable carrot chillum for cannabis
The Utah Medical Association says there is simply no such thing as medical marijuana
High Times editor Dan Skye interviews legend Carlos Santana about his past with grass