November 24 Novembre, 2016

November 24, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: The Canadian Pediatric Society is urging Ottawa to consider THC limits on recreational grass sold to young people and Peter Thurley looks at how the stigma around cannabis is still hurting medical patients. CGC CEO Bruce Linton joins CBC’s The Money to discuss prospects for the future and nurse practitioners in New York will soon be permitted to prescribe pot to patients. Uruguay’s ICC International Cannabis announces the closing of its TSX qualifying transaction and could the legal cannabis movement drive a new global tech boom? Also, The Kind explores how Canada became the world’s first weed superpower, a Chicago-area dispensary releases an app for discounted pot prices and the U.S. government doubles down on its law banning gun sales to medical cannabis patients. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
CGC CEO Bruce Linton joins On the Money with CBC’s Peter Armstrong
Ottawa Citizen: Tweed is counted as the cheapest per-gram option in Ottawa
Tweed says it will subsidize veterans’ costs after announcement of new limits
Bedrocan Canada completes its first export of dried medical cannabis to Brazil
Bedrocan and Tweed both listed in tops of Lift’s LP dried cannabis price scan

Legalization/Légalisation
CPS urges Ottawa to consider age limits; THC limits on pot sold to young adults
Could the legal recreational cannabis movement drive a new global tech boom?

Industry/Industrie
Peter Thurley: The stigma of the lazy pot smoker still hurts medical marijuana users
Nurse practitioners in New York will soon be permitted to prescribe medical cannabis
Uruguay’s ICC International Cannabis announces closing of TSX qualifying transaction

General Interest/Divers
The Kind explores how Canada quietly became the “world’s first weed superpower”
Chicago-area dispensary releases app to offer discounted prices to regional patients
CBC’s the Marketplace looks at what’s inside contemporary cannabis in Canada
U.S. government releases revised version of form banning medical users from guns