October 11 Octobre, 2016

October 11, 2016


In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Ontario’s Liberals reportedly created the exemption for vaping in public based on consultation with two people and Victoria’s lone vape lounge is served a seize and desist for allowing consumption on site. Organizers of the International Business Conference hope to draw hundreds to Vancouver this week and Lift Cannabis’ Brad Martin compares prices for dispensaries and LPs under the ACMPR. Agnes Cadieux writes that Canada’s aging population will benefit greatly from medical marijuana and travel guru Rick Steves tours Massachusetts to lobby for legalization in the state. Also, lawmakers start to question the merits of the Pot Eradication Project, the New York Times explores the prospect of treating pets with med pot and JeffThe420 chef cooks up “The 420 Gourmet” – a new dish on the elevated art of cannabis cuisine. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Rapper Snoop Dogg set to launch line of Leafs By Snoop in Canada through Tweed
Canopy Growth Corporation announces it is renewing consulting agreement with XIB
Prospect of legal marijuana is sparking new joint ventures in Canadian canna space

Patrick Cain explores three possible ways recreational cannabis may be sold in Canada
As many as five U.S. states could legalize use of recreational cannabis this November
Travel guru Rick Steves touring the state of Massachusetts to lobby for legalization

Cadieux: Canada’s aging population will need medical cannabis for aging population
Ontario Liberals created exemption for medical pot vaping in public based on two people
International Cannabis Business Conference expects to attract hundreds to Vancouver
Privacy breach at local Vancouver dispensary reveals medical data of cannabis patients
Victoria’s Green Ceiling vape lounge served seize and desist for breaking new bylaws
Cash machines will be permitted on site of Victoria’s licensed marijuana dispensaries
Lift Cannabis’ Brad Martin looks at price comparison between LP and dispensaries
Pemberton councillors put zoning amendment for pot dispensaries on hold for time
The New York Times explores the prospect of treating pets with medical cannabis

General Interest/Divers
Europe’s top marijuana producer Albania destroys pot fields to clean up its image
LA chef JeffThe420 cooks up “The 420 Gourmet” on elevated art of canna cuisine
Merry Jane meets five comedians who love cannabis and love joking about chronic
Kiva Confections candymaker hopes to reassure worried parents canna candies are safe
Lawmakers start to question the merits of anti-marijuana group Pot Eradication Project