September 30 Septembre, 2016

September 30, 2016


In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Ottawa police are searching for two men after a pot shop robbery in the capital and CBC investigates whether licensed Canadian growers are selling their surplus on the black market. Three people are arrested after a bust at a dispensary in Surrey and Colorado remodels the weed treat image to keep candies away from children. An LP on the West Coast is reported to have asked Health Canada to use fungicides on its medical marijuana and police again raid Peterborough’s Cannabis Culture. Also, UFC star Conor McGregor is pictured with a joint (or Euro-style cigi ;), Albanian police seize three metric tons of grass, and Britney Spears proves she was never that innocent smoking weed as a teenage star. Have a great weekend!

Canopy Growth
Tweed co-founder Chuck Rifici is working to rescue aeroponics tech company
Le start-up canadienne Canopy Growth est un futur titan du marché de la weed

Financial Post: Entrepreneurs will have a key role to play in legalizing marijuana
Police yet again raid Marc Emery’s Cannabis Culture chain shop in Peterborough

Are licensed medical marijuana growers selling their surplus on the black market?
Ottawa Police searching for two men after a robbery at a Rideau Street pot shop
Three people arrested after police raid Da Kine Glass n Gifts dispensary in Surrey
West Coast LP asked Health Canada for permissions to use fungicides on med pot
Colorado is making an effort to remodel the weed candy image to keep kids away
Does Colorado’s cannabis industry face threats from other states looking to legalize?

General Interest/Divers
New York Post questions what Conor McGregor’s smoking… (It’s definitely a joint)
The Hamilton Spectator looks at how different cannabis use can affect relationships
Does David Maraniss’ Barack Obama book detail the U.S. president’s green crush?
Albanian police seize three metric tons of grass and destroy 13,000 marijuana plants
Still not that innocent: Britney Spears admits to smoking weed in her teenage years