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:
Legalization and Crime Reduction: Ending Prohibition Will Improve Public Safety; Our latest blog looks into the relationship between legalization and crime, and the research that shows community safety improves once prohibition ends.
New Blog: Don’t Forget Us: Cost-Coverage and Medical Cannabis Patients in a Legalized Canada; NICHE delves into the issue of patients hoping that both the federal government and cannabis companies continue to support their needs.
The federal budget is tabled on Tuesday and it will likely include money to support legalization.
ICYMI: N.L. Liquor Corp calls for proposals from stores who want to sell cannabis; As the CBC reports, the NLC has set March 29 as the deadline for proposals, saying retailers will get an eight per cent commission on cannabis sales.
Food for Thought: Cannabis use among Canadians aged 15 and older more than doubled over the past three decades, according to a new study by Statistics Canada.