July 6, 2016

July 06, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Jean Coutu won’t lobby the federal government for a piece of the medical cannabis pie and the CBSA is seizing children’s Charlotte’s Web at the Canadian border. A new Fredericton dispensary is looking to set a high standard ahead of legalization and explore how medical cannabis gave one Ontario boy his life back. John Conroy looks at how the Allard ruling should factor into grow at home rules and should the legalization task force’s first goal be to decriminalize marijuana? The new president of the Philippines urges citizens to kill drug addicts and a 10-foot long joint sparks a controversy in Florida during Fourth of July celebrations. Also, Merry Jane meets up with the “Marijuana Don” at his Malibu mansion, the unofficial leader of the Wu-Tang Clan quits smoking weed and an enraged son calls the cops on his dad for burning down his prized pot plants. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
CGC implements contingency plan as Canada Post issues 72-hour notice
An unconfirmed lineage has shrouded High Lands in mystery since the 90s

Politics/Legalization
Canada needn’t apologize for being one of the most fortunate nations
Fredericton dispensary looking to set a high standard ahead of legalization
Opinion: The legalization task force should recommend decriminalization

Industry/Studies
Canadian Border Services seizing Charlotte’s Web treatment at border
Jean Coutu won’t lobby the federal government for piece of the mmj pie
John Conroy explores the government’s challenge of meeting Allard ruling
Medical cannabis has helped one Ontario boy gain a new lease on life

General Interest
Few pharmacies in Uruguay are actually interested in selling marijuana
An enraged son calls the police after father burns his prized pot plants
The new president of the Philippines urges citizens to kills drug addicts
Merry Jane meets up with the “Marijuana Don” at his mansion in Malibu
Hemp Inc is a game that wants to help speed up marijuana legalization
Why did the unofficial leader of the Wu-Tang Clan decide to quit weed?
A 10-foot long mechanical joint sparked controversy in Florida on July 4th