June 29, 2016

June 29, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: Recreational cannabis is back on the docket in California and Columbia awards its first extracts license. Bruce Linton discusses Canopy Growth’s Brazilian partnership with BNN and a new fact book shows marijuana is making more money than Whole Foods in states where the drug is legal. Some Toronto officials oppose Mayor John Tory’s dispensary position and three new cannabis companies are vying for Health Canada cultivation licenses. Ghana’s Mental Health Authority maintains its anti-marijuana stance and a Texas attorney gets lyrical on the legality of marijuana use. Also, Mel Brooks saves the day with a giant joint on his 90th birthday, Floyd Landis trades his pedals for pot and Bong Burgandy interviews Redman on a new episode of Nug Nation. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth Corporation
CGC forms new partnership to tap into Brazilian medical market
Bruce Linton discusses details of Brazilian marketplace with BNN

Politics/Legalization
Legalizing recreational cannabis back on the docket in California
Toronto officials oppose Mayor John Tory’s dispensary rejection

Industry/Studies
Factbook shows pot shops making more money than Whole Foods
Cannabis growers in Hamilton to fight eviction from former bar
Three new cannabis companies awaiting Health Canada approval
PharmaCielo awarded the first Columbian cannabis extracts license

General Interest
Mel Brooks saves the day with a giant joint on his 90th birthday
CannaJane unveils first locking wristlet for the ladies of cannabis
Ghana’s Mental Health Authority maintain anti-marijuana stance
Texas attorney gets lyrical on the do’s and don’t’s of marijuana use
Nug Nation interviews with Bong Burgandy and rap star Redman
Former professional cyclist Floyd Landis trades his pedals for pot