September 6 Septembre, 2016

September 06, 2016


In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Reform is counted among the top priorities that Trudeau needs to tackle this fall and Veterans Affairs numbers show an increase in the number of Canadian vets using medical marijuana. New York is looking to expand its medical pot program and two Colorado companies are readying to release cannabis-infused coffee lines. The CDC says more Americans are consuming but less are abusing marijuana, and Israel calls on the Jamaican government to speed up its cannabis plans. Also, Melissa Etheridge launches Etheridge Farms Line, Albanian police destroy 1.7 million pot plants and rapper Mally Mall tries to pay his salon bill using weed for currency. Have a great day!

Canopy Growth
Legalization will present many opportunities to lawyers in the cannabis industry
Lift Cannabis’ Tyler Sookochoff reviews Tweed’s Fank-n-Furter blend variety
New York is looking to expand its medical marijuana program in the coming year

Cannabis reform counted among list of priorities Trudeau needs to tackle this fall
Owners of a recently-opened Saint John pot shop says cannabis education the key

Veterans Affairs numbers show increase in the number of vets using medical pot
Dr. Dave Hepburn interviews with the CBC on Canadian cannabis speaking tour
The confusion over current ganja laws in Jamaica continues a year after reform
ACMPR: Health Canada says medical rights take precedent over landlord claims
The CDC says more people are consuming cannabis but less are abusing the herb
Two Colorado cannabis companies are launching lines of CBD-infused coffee
Israel is calling on the Jamaican government to move quicker on the cannabis file

General Interest/Divers
Legendary rapper Mally Mall tries to pay for his salon service using pot currency
Get a sneak peek of MTV and Merry Jane’s hilarious new show Mary + Jane
Melissa Etheridge is getting into the cannabis business with Etheridge Farms Line
Former star quarterback Jake Plummer is trying to save the NFL with medical pot/a>
Albanian police crackdown on cannabis cultivators and destroy 1.7 million plants