July 19 Juillet, 2016

July 19, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Tweed’s Front Yard Shindig will move business to the back and Dr. Mark Ware turns his attention to the Liberal task force on legalization. A new Grimsby greenhouse is seeking Health Canada licensing approval and Nova Scotia’s Tasty Budd’s loses its appeal. Osoyoos will impose a zero-tolerance policy for unlicensed marijuana shops and Smart Approaches to Marijuana calls for the legal age for cannabis consumption be set at 25. Also, Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace talks finding weed on tour, Operation Sabot gears up to destroy Canadian cannabis crops and Santa Ana cops behind an ugly 2015 dispensary raid are stripped of their jobs. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Tweed Front Yard Shindig moves business to the back, party to the front

Legalization/Légalisation
Dr. Mark Ware turns his attention to the Liberal task force on legalization

Industry/Industrie
MJ Freeway exec Jeanette Ward left Coke to pursue a career in cannabis
Employees in states where medical cannabis is allowed take fewer sick days
Smart Approaches to Marijuana calls for legal age for cannabis to be 25
A new greenhouse in Grimsby is seeking Health Canada approval to grow
Osoyoos will impose a zero-tolerance policy for unlicensed pot shop in city
Nova Scotia’s Tasty Budd’s dispensary loses its appeal to become licensed

General Interest/Divers
Hunter Thompson: ‘It’s for the greater good if I smoke a joint and calm down’
Operation Sabot a yearly search-and-destroy mission for Canadian pot fields
What will move of Theresa May to top office in England mean for weed?
Santa Ana cops behind 2015 dispensary raid have been fired from the job
Go behind the scenes with Snoop and Wiz Khalifa on the High Road Tour
Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace talks about searching for cannabis on tour