June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016

Morning everyone!

In today’s news: The ministers of health and justice will gather in Ottawa to make an announcement about marijuana as mail order businesses switch to courier services in light of the looming Canada Post strike. VICE investigates whether marijuana can block the onset of Alzheimer’s and a judge in Illinois gives the state 30 days to add PTSD to its medical program. Tweed interviews the founder of Tokyo Smoke and a dispensary in Nova Scotia is expanding to New Brunswick. Former star quarterback Jake Plummer blasts the NFL’s pot policy and activists in Arizona say reform will kill the deadly Mexican cannabis trade. Also, a bartender who says he was fired over pot use has his case thrown out of court and Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart team up to ace Pyramid’s marijuana round. Have a great long weekend!

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Mail businesses switch to courier services in light of Canada Post Strike
Tweed interviews the founder of Tokyo Smoke at Lift Expo in Toronto

Politics/Legalization
Ministers of justice and health making marijuana announcement today

Industry/Studies
VICE investigates whether marijuana blocks the onset of Alzheimer’s
Judge in Illinois gives 30 days to state to add PTSD to medical program
License suspension in Penticton won’t stop owner from selling marijuana
Medical cannabis dispensary in Nova Scotia expanding to New Brunswick
Bartender who says he was fired for pot use has case thrown out of court

General Interest
Snoop and Martha Stewart ace $100,000 Pyramid’s marijuana round
Former quarterback Jake Plummer rips the NFL’s stance on weed
Campaigners in Arizona says reform will kill Mexican cannabis trade
Jesse Kline beieves bodies can be used to fertilize marijuana plants