November 17 Novembre, 2016

November 17, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Vancouver Island hospitals make cautious accommodations for prescription pot use on site and a new review suggests cannabis may in fact help with mental health disorders. Six Canadian cannabis companies have their trading halted after surge in stock prices as America’s new legal weed industry prepares for new highs following last week’s election. The PC party in Manitoba says it is not planning to study recreational cannabis sales in the province and former Broncos quarterback Jake Plummer is auctioning off game-day experiences for cannabinoid research. Also, Barack Obama’s surgeon general calls for a shift in the way Americans view addiction and cannabis, a marijuana-themed mall in Colorado is filling vacancies and Penn Jillette delivers a dire message to the cannabis industry as keynote speaker at the Marijuana Business Daily Conference: Don’t turn into ‘McPot.’ Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Bruce Linton says Canopy Growth Corp. could cope with taxes as high as 25 percent
Six Canadian cannabis companies have TSX trading halted after massive spike in stock
Jacob Capital Management head of research discusses CGC’s success on Ottawa Morning
Tweed Main Street set to present Herb & Cheese event at The Lodge on Queen in Toronto

Legalization/Légalisation
Conservative party says it has no plans to study recreational cannabis sales in Manitoba
The Economist: America’s new legal cannabis industry prepares for new high after election
The next milestone for Alaska’s young recreational pot industry will be the taxation game

Industry/Industrie
The cost of medical marijuana for military veterans has jumped 5000 percent in Canada
Vancouver Island hospitals make cautious accommodation for prescription pot use on site
Could U.S. cannabis studies be inherently flawed because they make use of bunk weed?
TIME: New review suggests medical cannabis may help with mental health disorders
A former Broncos QB is auctioning off game-day experience for cannabinoid research

General Interest/Divers
A marijuana-themed mall in Colorado is filling vacancies and drawing in new customers
Barack Obama’s surgeon general calls for a shift in the way Americans view drug addiction
University of Windsor law professor’s new book touts benefits of decriminalizing all drugs
Nigerian national set to be hung tomorrow for trafficking 2kg of marijuana in Singapore
The Kind explores the best new weed jewelry for expanding your stoner fashion collection
Penn Jillette delivers warning to cannabis industry at conference: don’t turn into ‘McPot’
Merry Jane takes a look at the positive presence of marijuana at NFL tailgate parties