October 19 Octobre, 2016

October 19, 2016

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In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: A new poll shows Canadians have little support for recreational cannabis sales in liquor stores and Alberta’s justice minister is travelling to Colorado to study the state’s pot policies. Five people face charges after a west-end Toronto pot shop is raided by police and Vancouver awards new development permits to six new dispensaries. Ottawa councillor Riley Brockington wants to know how Ottawans feel about the city’s storefronts and legalizing marijuana is counted among election promises that PM Trudeau still has to deliver on. Also, Dr. Oz questions whether medical cannabis is the key to opioid addiction in an interview with Krishna Anadavolu, Jooba Loc joins Snoop on a new episode of Merry Jane’s GGN and Arizonians boycott Discount Tire after the company donates $1 million to the anti-legalization campaign.

Canopy Growth
MainstreetTV: Shega and Theresa broadcast live from Main Street shop in Hamilton
Canopy Growth remains among the most-actively traded stocks on the TSX Tuesday
Seeking Alpha: CGC provides a unique opportunity for investors interested in cannabis

Legalization/Légalisation
Legalizing marijuana counted among election promises Trudeau still has to deliver on
Poll shows there is little support for recreational cannabis sales through liquor stores
Alberta’s justice minister Kathleen Ganley heading to CO to research pot policies
NDP looking to regroup in the wake of loss linked to discord on topics like cannabis

Industry/Industrie
Toronto Star: Street art, exercise and cannabis lifestyle mix at city’s Tokyo Smoke
Five people face charges after search warrant executed at west-end Toronto dispensary
Vancouver awards new development permits to dispensaries seeking business licenses
Ottawa coun. Riley Brockington wants to know what Ottawans think about pot shops
GW Pharmaceuticals will drop is dual listing and be traded exclusively on NASDAQ
2016 Karma Cup medical cannabis competition coming to Toronto October 22 and 23

General Interest/Divers
Arizonians boycott Discount Tire after company donates $1 million to anti-legalization
Dr. Oz asks if cannabis is key to opioid addiction in interview with Krishna Anadavolu
High Times Cannabis Cookbook is counted among the best books smokers should read
Anchorage public school apologizes after sending out anti-marijuana message to parents
Jooba Loc joins Snoop Dogg to talk super powers and music on new episode of GGN
As cannabis culture transforms to a veritable industry, so too is the lexicon changing