June 16, 2016

June 16, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Operators of unlicensed pot shop swept up in last month’s raids in Toronto are calling the charges “ridiculous” and a Nova Scotia family is pleading with the government to allow their 12-year-old daughter to medicate with cannabis. A Bracebridge judge rules to throw out possession charges for a man in light of looming legalization and American life insurance companies continue to ponder the user risk question. Dr. Sacha Bhatia and George Smitherman join Bloomberg TV to discuss new medical regulations and Canopy CEO Bruce Linton is counted among the speakers of the upcoming Small Cap Nation thought leader series. Colorado is moving to ban THC-infused gummy bears and did the Baltimore Raven cut Eugene Munroe over his vocal support of marijuana? Also, explore Stewart Richlin’s long and strange journey to becoming a weed lawyer and investigate how a a stoner flick resuscitated Doogie Howser’s career! Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Bruce Linton will be among Small Cap Nation thought leader speakers
Lift Cannabis forum will provide industry insiders a public platform

Politics/Legalization
Toronto pot shop owners calls charges laid in raids last month “ridiculous"
Column: ‘Legalizing marijuana in Canada has many business considerations’
Bracebridge judge rules no possession charge for man in light of legalization

Industry/Studies
Nova Scotia family is pleading to allow 12-year-old cannabis treatment
Sacha Bhatia and George Smitherman join Bloomberg to discuss mmj
Lift reports that the MMPR oil options remain limited since Allard ruling
American life insurance companies continue to ponder user risk of pot

General Interest
Explore Stewart Richlin’s long, strange journey to becoming a weed lawyer
Colorado is moving to ban THC-infused gummy bears from the market
A stoner flick resuscitated Neil Patrick Harris’ career after Doogie Howser
Baltimore Ravens release cannabis crusader Eugene Munroe from roster
Colorado pot shops shattered sales records during city’s 4/20 celebrations