July 20 Juillet, 2016

July 20, 2016


In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne plans to raise the topic of recreational grass at the annual premier’s conference and Ottawa councillors are calling for closure of the city’s unlicensed pot shops. Canadian marketers ready for looming legalization and the Halifax Utility and Review Board rules the city’s new dispensaries are illegal. The DEA delays the rescheduling of cannabis and an insecticide found in organic marijuana in Oregon leads to a class action lawsuit. Also, Leaf releases the world’s first plug ‘n’ plant grow chamber, Black Sabbath’s “Sweet Leaf” turns 45 and Uruguay hosts its inaugural Cannabis Cup. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Canadian marketers are busy readying for recreational cannabis sales

Kathleen Wynne will raise topic of legal grass at premier’s conference
Ottawa councillors are asking that city pot shops get shuttered soon

Marijuana years away from becoming legitimate growth area for Altria
Halifax Utility and Review Board rules new city dispensaries are illegal
Penticton pot shop owner vows to continue fighting after losing license
An insecticide found in organic marijuana prompts class action lawsuit
The American DEA is delaying is marijuana rescheduling announcement

General Interest/Divers
Marijuana growers in Uruguay compete in country’s first Cannabis Cup
Black Sabbath’s timeless epic stoner anthem “Sweet Leaf” turns 45
Leaf being billed the world’s first plug ‘n’ plant secure grow chamber
Part two of Laura Jane Grace talking finding weed on tour with VICE