June 22, 2016

June 22, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says the Liberal task force on legalization is in the works and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne reiterates her belief weed sales should be restricted to the province’s liquor stores. A new study finds one in three Americans would use medical marijuana and could space technology help growers produce the best crops on the planet? Despite legalization in some states, teen pot use has remained essentially unchanged and a fourth medical cannabis clinic is set to open in Alberta. Also, explore some dank tech and ware at the World Cannabis Congress and see what Hamilton's new police chief has to say on the cannabis file. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
Will space technology help growers produce the best crops out there?

Politics/Legalization
Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says marijuana task force in works
Wynne says weed says should be restricted to province’s liquor stores
Debate over where to distribute recreational pot continues in Ontario

Industry/Studies
Cy Scott unveils headset that provides critical data for cannabis industry
New study finds one in three Americans would use medical marijuana
Fourth medical marijuana clinic in Alberta set to open in Medicine Hat
Hamilton’s police chief Eric Girt on the challenges cannabis could pose

General Interest
World Cannabis Congress found to be packed with dank tech and wares