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:
NICHE Canada introduces cannabis accreditation program; Last week NICHE introduced CannabisWise, a national accreditation program that will recognize industry high performance in health and safety, and promote quality control, compliance with new laws and regulations, and responsible cannabis use.
NICHE Canada is hosting a webinar for craft growers in partnership with Health Canada on Monday. Read more about why we need to continue to reach out to small-scale producers to better understand how they fit into the new regime and how governments can accommodate their business needs.
The federal government reached a deal with the provinces on sharing cannabis tax revenue, and the price will be about $10 a gram; As the CBC reports, the agreement gives provinces 75 per cent of tax revenues.
ICYMI: Marijuana compound is harmless and should be available, WHO says; As the Independent reports, the World Health Organization says CBD has health benefits, no adverse outcomes and should not be subject to government restrictions.
Food for Thought: How should Canadian employers prepare for legal cannabis? As Maclean’s reports, experts say stigma has led many companies to ignore the issue, but looming legalization makes it more urgent.