September 15 Septembre, 2016

September 15, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: The leaders of three provincial parties are asking Ottawa to clear the air on the future of legalization and police in California start testing roadside breathalyzers to detect drug impairment. The Ontario Chamber of Commerce urges the province to let private businesses profit from the emerging cannabis market and a new study finds pot is being blamed for fetal risks being caused by tobacco. VICE finds out what California’s illegal growers think about legalization and a recent survey shows cannabis is the most talked about topic in Canada. Also, Miley Cyrus hands out joints in Woody Allen’s new series, an ex-NASA scientist releases his space-age grow lights and Krishna Andavolu visits North American tribes making a living off cannabis in the latest episode of Weediquette. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Breakfast Television looks at whether banks should support cannabis businesses

Legalization/Légalisation
Chamber of Commerce urges Ontario to let private businesses get a cut of pot profit
The Ontario government is asking Ottawa to clear the air on federal marijuana laws
Three major provincial party leaders agree Ottawa needs to clarify legalization future
New survey shows cannabis is the most talked about topic in Canada over last year
VICE investigates what California’s illegal cannabis growers think about legalization

Industry/Industrie
Durham officer under spotlight for pot shop gave cash to team led by police official
More than 130 industry exhibitors are expected to attend the Lift Expo in Vancouver
Lift Cannabis provides patients a guide to Health Canada’s latest ACMPR regulations
Police in California are actively testing roadside marijuana breathalyzers on drivers
Study in Obstetrics & Gynecology finds pot blamed for fetal risks caused by tobacco
Peterborough police remind public new Cannabis Culture shop is an illegal entity

General Interest/Divers
Miley Cyrus hands out joints and disturbs peace in new Crisis in Six Scenes series
Krishna Andavolu visits the Native American tribes growing cannabis to stay alive
Ex-NASA researcher is using his skills to make space age lights for grow-operations
Merry Jane explores the worst fashion trends to ever plague the cannabis community