Remi's News Section

March 16 Mars, 2017

Bonjour-Hi!

In today’s news/Dans les manchettes aujourd'hui: Oxford University launches a program to look into the effects of medical marijuana and Canadian employers ask for Ottawa’s help to deal with recreational tokers in the workplace. Manitoba introduces legislation to help police crack down on drug-impaired drivers and a student at Simon Fraser University commends the school for its innovative cannabis course. Liberal MP Anthony Rota says policy on legal pot could come by spring and Civilized explores how investors can capitalize on Bill Blair’s legalization projection. Also, star actor Patrick Stewart says he uses a marijuana spray daily, Wisconsin Republican Jim Sensenbrenner wants Mexican drug cartels to pay for Trump’s border wall, and a generous stoner leaves a big bag of grass in a goodwill donation bin in Washington. Have a great day!

Legalization/Légalisation
Employers want Ottawa’s help to deal with recreational smokers in the workplace
Liberal MP and pot point man Bill Blair discusses recreational cannabis in Barrie
North Bay MP Anthony Rota says policy on legal pot could come forward by spring
Civilized explores how investors can capitalize on Bill Blair’s legalization projection
Tokken start-up helping build a bridge between banks and the legal cannabis market

Industry/Industrie
Oxford University to launch a program looking into effects of medical cannabis
Manitoba introducing legislation to help police crack down on pot-impaired drivers
MADD Atlantic issues a warning over marijuana-impaired driving ahead of reform
It’s business as usual at West Kelowna pot shops despite threats of raids from RCMP
Star actor Patrick Stewart says he uses a medical marijuana spray on a daily basis
BuzzFeed: Aussie poster child for medical cannabis can’t access medical cannabis
Simon Fraser University student commends school for innovative cannabis course

General Interest/Divers
Probe into high-level weed ring nets Calgary police large haul of grass and cash
Wisconsin Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner wants Mexican drug cartels to pay for border wall
VICE: Generous stoner leaves bags of weed in goodwill donation bin in Washington
Sex and cannabis panel at SXSW festival dives into discussion about Austin cuisine
Could the town of Tiller, Oregon, (which is for sale) become the next cannabis haven?

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