September 20 Septembre, 2016

September 20, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Conservative MP Gerry Ritz talks pot, politics and pipelines with Postmedia and the Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce receives national support for its legalization resolution. Canadian labs come forward in hopes of providing independent pot testing and five suspects are being sought after a robbery at a licensed producer in Port Colborne. Prince Edward Island’s lone LP is set to harvest its first crop and VICE investigates why Instagram is shutting down cannabis company profiles. Also, Juicy J invites fans to try his “Green Suicide” strain, Civilized looks at Jimmy Fallon’s best marijuana moments, and did a homemade bazooka lob cannabis contraband across the U.S.-Mexico border? Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Canadian universities are set to capitalize on the growing cannabis industry
Tweed is just one of the companies that have had their Instagram shut down

Legalization/Légalisation
Conservative MP Gerry Ritz talks politics, pot and pipelines with Postmedia
As corporate interests take hold of cannabis industry say bye to Ziploc bags
Windsor-Essex Chamber of Commerce gets national support for resolution

Industry/Industrie
Canadian labs are coming forward to offer independent cannabis testing
Prince Edward Island medical marijuana facility is set to harvest first crop
Five suspects being sought after licensed producer in Port Colborne robbed
US defense secretary says Pentagon now up to hiring ex-marijuana offenders
AtlantiCann hiring people for marijuana facility on site of former school

General Interest/Divers
Willie Nelson and Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe hang out over weed
High Times looks at some of the most beautiful and expenses glass pieces
Rapper Juicy J is hoping fans get high on his new “Green Suicide” strain
Homemade bazooka may have lobbed pot contraband across Mexican border
Civilized looks at comedian Jimmy Fallon’s best marijuana moments ever