September 14 Septembre, 2016

September 14, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Ontario’s top business leaders urge the province’s premier to prepare for legalization and the owner of Canada’s largest vape lounge calls the ignorance of the country’s banks “insulting.” A Calgary accessories store is aiming high on the prospect of legalization and the small Alberta town of Milk River could soon be home to a new grow-op. An unlicensed pot shop reopens in Oshawa days after being shuttered and a new Cannabis Culture dispensary opens in Peterborough. Also, Omarion joins Snoop on a new episode of GGN, Jamaica plans to develop a cannabis-infused health and tourism initiative, and a recent study reveals that smoking grass can actually lower a person’s BMI. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
CBC’s All In A Day looks at the topic of marijuana legalization in Canada
Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory dream lives on in cannabis form at Tweed
Owner of Higher Limits in Windsor says banks' cannabis decision “insulting”

Legalization/Légalisation
Top business leaders are urging Ontario’s premier to prepare for legalization
Star columnist says marijuana delivery unlikely to save struggling Canada Post
Cannabis activist Jodie Emery joins CTV’s Power Play to talk about legalization
Calgary cannabis accessories store is aiming high on prospect of legalization

Industry/Industrie
Small Alberta town of Milk River could soon be home to new marijuana grow-op
Unlicensed Oshawa pot shop reopens only days after being shuttered by police
An Okanagan dispensary owner accused of trafficking is fighting charges in court
A new Cannabis Culture dispensary is now open is downtown Peterborough

General Interest/Divers
Jamaica plans to develop a cannabis-infused health and wellness tourism initiative
A telling new study reveals that smoking weed can actually lower a person’s BMI
Omarion joins Snoop on new episode of GGN to talk weed, fatherhood and music
Silverthorne looks to add cannabis-infused “third layer” to your dinner experience