January 25 Janvier, 2017

January 25, 2017

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Twelve people are facing charges after raids on six New Brunswick dispensaries and the NFLPA is composing a proposal for a less punitive approach to marijuana use in the league. Chris Selley believes Ontario’s contraband cigarette problem is a lesson for getting cannabis legalization right and a Toronto Star editorial calls for pot shops in the city to close. A new art exhibit pictures Prime Minister Trudeau with a pot leaf on his lapel and Huntsville's downtown will soon be home to its first dispensary. Also, police in Indiana put out an APB to find the owner of 5.5 pounds of grass delivered to the wrong address, veteran UFC referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy breaks down the benefits of medical marijuana in sport, and cannabis entrepreneur Rick Byrd wants to build a 100-story skyscraper to grow fruits and vegetables in. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Industry experts weigh in on the prospective timeline for legalizing cannabis in Canada

Legalization/Légalisation
Artist Bruce MacKinnon pictures elder Trudeau with a rose and younger with a pot leaf
Selley: Ontario’s contraband tobacco problem is a lesson for getting legalization right

Industry/Industrie
TorStar Editorial: City’s illegal pot shops should close because they are in harm’s way
Twelve people face charges after raids on six medical cannabis dispensaries in Saint John
A new medical marijuana dispensary is set to open soon on Huntsville’s main street

General Interest/Divers
Cannabis entrepreneur Rick Byrd wants to build a 100-story skyscraper to grow food in
Police in Indiana put out an APB for 5.5 pounds of grass delivered to the wrong address
NFLPA is composing a proposal for a less punitive approach to marijuana use in league
Veteran UFC referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy discusses the benefits of medical marijuana
Oregon CannaStudio owner showcases thigh art of cannabis photography in new series