October 28 Octobre, 2016

October 28, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: A new report shows recreational cannabis created 18,000 jobs in Colorado last year and Health Canada data shows an increase in medical marijuana shipments to Alberta. More than 50 pot shops in Vancouver are reportedly still flouting the city’s business license scheme and a new study shows young Canadians are less concerned about driving high as drunk. A report shows cannabis use may hit an all-time high after the U.S. election and Ottawa residents continue to fume over the proliferation of pot shops in the capital city. Also, High Times readies for Halloween with an infused pumpkin spice fudge recipe, NBA vet Al Harington breaks down how medical marijuana helped his grandmother and the CEO of CannaKorp wows CNBC’s Power Pitch panel. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
ABC explores prospects of partnership between AusCann and Canopy Growth Corp.
Canada Business Review: Why the Canadian medical marijuana sector so attractive?

Legalization/Légalisation
New report shows recreational cannabis created 18,000 jobs in Colorado last year alone
Marijuana use is likely to reach an all-time high in the U.S. after election day vote

Industry/Industrie
New Health Canada data shows increase in medical marijuana shipments to Alberta
Panel on cannabis reform discusses the “last small farm industry” in state of California
More than 50 marijuana shops continue to flout Vancouver’s business license scheme
Ottawa pot shops continue to proliferate in the capital as city residents fume over issue
Ottawa pot shops continue to proliferate in the capital as city residents fume over issue
New study shows young people are less concerned about driving high as driving drunk

General Interest/Divers
‘Keurig of Cannabis’ CEO James Winokur impresses CNBC’s Power Pitch panel
High Times readies for Halloween season with tasty pumpkin spice pot fudge recipe
NBA veteran Al Harington says that medical marijuana helped to treat his grandmother