September 8 Septembre, 2016

September 08, 2016

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: The Canadian Medical Association doubles down on safety in its briefing to the Liberal task force on legalization and a Durham police officer who ran an unlicensed pot shop for six months remains a member of the force. Montel Williams is launching a new line of medical marijuana products for chronic pain and an Ontario judge strikes down a mandatory minimum handed down to a man for running a large grow-op. A naturopath who gave his daughter cannabis oil avoids jail time and the New York Times reports veterans are back on the front lines – of the fight for cannabis rights. Also, Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson is appealing his four-game suspension for marijuana, Jamaica’s tourism officials are high on cannabis-themed travel and Cannabis Moms Club questions why there are still no cheese and weed parties? Have a great day!

Legalization/Légalisation
Brief to task force shows Canadian Medical Association doubling down on safety
Ontario judge strikes down mandatory minimum for man running large grow-op
New medical cannabis clinics have recently opened in Edmonton and Calgary

Industry/Industrie
Medical marijuana is scheduled to become legal in the state of Ohio later today
A Durham police officer owned and ran an unlicensed pot shops for six months
New York Times: Veterans are back on the front line to protect medical cannabis
Naturopath who gave cannabis oil to his daughter and patients avoid jail time
Montel Williams launching line of medical marijuana products for chronic pain

General Interest/Divers
Cannabis Moms Club questions why there are still no cheese and weed parties?
Read a new Q/A with master cannabis chef and chocolatier Madeline Rubidoux
Jamaica’s tourism officials getting high on the prospect of cannabis-themed travel
Buffalo Bills offensive tackle appealing four-game suspension for positive pot test