June 15, 2016

June 15, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Calgary council approves zoning bylaws for the city’s medical cannabis clinics and new changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act threaten the fate of the province’s vape lounges. The Quebec cannabis registry tracks 500 patients in its first year and advocates say the future of research in this industry hinges on legalization. Comparisons continue to be made between the end of alcohol prohibition and cannabis reform, and find out why one American veteran traded prescription pills for medical marijuana. The Red Hot Chili Peppers talk pot and Cher with a shirtless James Corden on Carpool Karaoke and conservationists are suing Mendocino County over cultivation limits. Also, Riff Raff joins Snoop on a new episode of GGN and did a hydroponics company sneak a weed commercial into the NBA finals on NBC? Have a great day!

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Politics/Legalization
Vancouver councilor confounded by Liberals’ refusal to decriminalize
Advocates say the future of cannabis research hinges on legalization

Industry/Studies
Calgary city council approves zoning bylaws for marijuana clinics
Quebec cannabis registry tracks 500 medical patients in the province
Smoke Free Ontario Act changes threaten fate of Ottawa vape lounge
Comparisons being made between marijuana and early days of liquor
Why one American vet traded prescription pills for medical cannabis

General Interest
Red Hot Chili Peppers talk weed and Cher on Carpool Karaoke
Black Magic hydroponics snuck a weed ad into NBA finals on NBC
Hunters, conservationists suing Mendocino County over grow limits
Riff Raff joins Snoop Dogg on latest episode of Merry Jane’s GGN