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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:

  • New blog: Calling all Craft Growers; Our latest blog delves into why Craft Growers need a bigger seat at the table. We need to better understand how small-scale cannabis producers fit into the new regime and how governments can accommodate their business needs. We're hosting a webinar for Craft Growers - sign up today!

  • The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is meeting with federal, provincial & territorial finance ministers this week. The President of FCM issued a statement ahead of the meeting, calling on Ottawa to use cannabis excise tax revenues to help cover the costs municipal governments will incur.

  • Nova Scotia announced their first decisions on legalization of cannabis last week and released the findings of 31,000 online surveys.

  • PEI released their cannabis consultation report last week and unveiled what the regulation plan will look like in that province.

  • ICYMI: Conservative senators are threatening to hold up the passage of Bill C-45 and C-46. As the Globe and Mail reports, unless they yield, the legalization bills are unlikely to become law in time for July 2018.