September 16 Septembre, 2016

September 16, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: West Coast advocates say that marijuana is key to British Columbia’s economy and Marc Emery is throwing his support behind Maxime Bernier in the Conservative leadership race. Canada’s veterans are concerned the country’s new medical cannabis program will be restrictive and could California hospitals be the first to let patients consume on-site? Two people face charges after the new Cannabis Culture location in Peterborough is raided and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie adds PTSD to the state’s medical marijuana program. Also, Jay-Z slams the War on Drugs in a new short film, former Arsenal striker Ian Wright says he’s smoked weed since 17, and meet the creators of HBO’s new stoner series High Maintenance. Have a great weekend!

Canopy Growth
Canopy Growth Corp. is looking to dominate the international cannabis market
Tweed launches DNA Genetics Certified Lemon Skunk with official new launch

Legalization/Légalisation
National Post reporting that selling cannabis in private retailers not a good idea
CBC looks at what weed legalization could mean for Canada’s real estate market
West Coast advocates say that marijuana is key to British Columbia’s economy

Industry/Industrie
Canada’s vets are concerned the new medical marijuana regime will restrict them
Could California hospitals be the first to let patients consume cannabis on-site?
NJ Governor Christie adding PTSD to the state’s medical marijuana program
Two people charged after raid on newly opened Cannabis Culture in Peterborough

General Interest/Divers
Cannabis Culture founder Marc Emery is backing Conservative Maxime Bernier
Former Arsenal striker Ian Wrights says he’s been smoking weed since seventeen
Meet the creators of HBO’s ridiculous new stoner comedy High Maintenance
Merry Jane explores the healthiest things to eat when dealing with the munchies
Rapper Jay-Z uses innovative animated short film to take aim at the war on drugs