July 11 Juillet, 2016

July 11, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Cannabis advertising restrictions continue to be a topic of debate and roadside saliva tests could be coming soon to Canadian roadways. Tweed explores the changing role of the activist with Jodie Emery and lobbyists in Ottawa are focusing on marijuana. The DEA is nearing a decision on whether cannabis has a medical benefit and prohibitionists in Colorado abandon plans for potency limits on pot. The producer of Charlotte’s Web is expanding into CBD products and Vancouver files injunctions against 10 more pot shops. Also, WWE stars demand access to medical marijuana, Snoop Dogg fails a pot-related question on Family Feud and UFC Star Nate Diaz says there are no steroids to be found in his drug tests, only weed. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Mark Zekulin says legal weed market won’t need billboards to thrive
Canada’s licensed producers watching industry advertising rules closely
(FR) Les possibles restrictions sur la publicité du cannabis font débat
Tweed explores evolving role of the cannabis activist with Jodie Emery

Legalization/Légalisation
Roadside saliva test could be coming to Canadian roads and highways
Canadian Cancer Society says marijuana should have tobacco packaging
Lobbyists in Ottawa are focusing on marijuana, defence and infrastructure

Industry/Industrie
DEA is nearing a decision on whether marijuana has medical benefit
KamCan Products looking for council approval to cultivate in Kamloops
Calyx Wellness Centre dispensary looks to open new shop in Squamish
Producer of Charlotte’s Web is expanding with CBD from domestic hemp
Opponents of marijuana in Colorado abandon plans for pot potency limits
The city of Vancouver has filed injunctions against 10 more pot shops

General Interest/Divers
VICE looks at Bronze Age humans as history’s biggest weed dealers
Nate Diaz says his urine test will be filled with cannabis, not steroids
Tim Horton’s selling weed is just a hoax that is too good to be true!
World Wrestling Entertainment stars demand access to medical cannabis
New Mexico’s largest dispensary sponsors Native American gathering
Snoop fails marijuana-related Family Feud question with Steve Harvey