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NICHE this Week: 5 Things You Need to Know

As you kick off the week, here are five things making news in the cannabis industry:

  • The Alberta government introduces new cannabis legislation; Bill 26 sets minimum age at 18 and proposes cannabis be sold online through a government website and retailed through privately-operated stores.

  • The Quebec government unveils new cannabis legislation; As the CBC reports, the proposed law includes plans for sale, distribution and enforcement of cannabis.

  • New blog: What is Legalization? The Cannabis Act Explained.

  • ICYMI: Cannabis tax revenue should pay for public education; As the CBC reports, the federal government says revenue generated should be reinvested in research, prevention, public education, treatment and rehabilitation.

  • Food for Thought: Cannabis is Canada’s moment to lead the world; The Globe and Mail writes, as wine is to France and whisky is to Scotland, let cannabis be to Canada.