October 7 Octobre, 2016

October 07, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Eastern Ontario’s largest craft brewery is considering expansion into cannabis and Maclean’s investigates whether Canada is prepared to deal with drug-impaired drivers. The City of Vancouver issues new medical marijuana business licenses and a North-West University study finds CBD may help kill cervical cancer cells. Barrie’s recently raided Sunrise Medicinal plans to fight its closure order and a rally in Peterborough calls for pot shop laws similar to Vancouver’s. Also, the RCMP say the season’s raid “harvest” is larger than usual in Newfoundland, Nate Diaz accepts an anti-doping warning for his CBD vape pen incident after UFC 202, and the weed and whiskey war of words rages on between the Trailer Park Boys’ Ol’ Dirty and the Ontario gov'nment. Have a great long weekend!

Canopy Growth
CGC stock soars high on announcement of partnership with rapper Snoop Dogg
Bloomberg: Leafs By Snoop will soon be available to the Canadian marketplace
BNN: Licensed producers look ready to dominate recreational cannabis industry
Canadian canna stocks undergo buying spree as investors hope to cash in on reform

Legalization/Légalisation
Eastern Ontario’s largest craft brewery Beau’s is looking to expand into cannabis
Maclean’s look at whether Canada is prepared to deal with drug-impaired drivers
Researchers believe new testing device could help spot stoned driver on the roads

Industry/Industrie
Does Tokyo Smoke’s recent marketing campaign highlight the “pink tax” issue?
City of Vancouver issues its sixth and seventh medical marijuana business licenses
North-West University South Africa finds CBD may help kill cervical cancer cells
Barrie’s recently raided Sunrise Medicinal plans to fight order to shut down shop
Peterborough rally urges the city of allow marijuana stores similar to Vancouver

General Interest/Divers
UFC’s Nate Diaz accepts anti-doping warning for vape pen incident after UFC 202
RCMP say seizing 249 large marijuana plants is a rare “harvest” for the Mounties
Readying for Halloween already? Peak pumpkin spice edibles are now available!
California senate candidate Loretta Sanchez dabs during recent U.S. Senate debate
Weed and whiskey war of words wages on between TPB and Ontario gov’nment