July 18 Juillet, 2016

July 18, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance looks to break into the country’s medical marijuana market and patients are open to buy whatever they want at Ottawa’s unlicensed pot shops. Dispensary appeals are bogging down business at the Vancouver board of variance and a new Winnipeg storefront is trading pot for prescriptions. Lift reviews Bedrocan’s Bediol and an Alberta couple faces child endangerment charges for growing 400 pot plants. Also, WWE star Val Venis details how marijuana saved him from pain pills, DOPE celebrates five years in the cannabis industry and PuffTec unveils a new Italian leather wallet with a stash spot for your grass. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Lift Cannabis reviews Bedrocan’s Bediol in strain of the week segment
MMJ Phyto Tech points to CGC as strong Canadian cannabis investment

Legalization/Légalisation
Ottawa Police sergeant believes drug driving will become more prevalent
Tecumseh mayor wants municipalities to share in revenue for legalization

Industry/Industrie
Patients can get whatever they want at Ottawa’s unlicensed pot shops
Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance want to get into medical marijuana market
New Winnipeg dispensary trading pot for any pharmaceutical prescription
Alberta couple faces child endangerment charges for growing 400 pot plant
Pot shop appeals delaying business matters at Vancouver board of variance
Penticton city council will hear appeal from pot shop owner Jukka Laurio
Hawaii dispensaries are legally allowed to open but non are ready to do so
The Colorado cannabis industry is bolstering retail and manufacturing jobs

General Interest/Divers
PuffTec unveils Italian leather wallet with a secret stash spot for your pot
DOPE Media celebrates its first five years in the evolving cannabis industry
WWE star Val Venis details how marijuana helped him overcome painkillers
Weird crime: Men soak cannabis in embalming fluid and smoke it to get high
An archeological study suggests new origin story for domestication of weed
VICE explores the struggle of being one of few people of colour in cannabis