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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 Senate of Canada is currently debating Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act; Catch up here on the latest news, including senate discussions, information about the committees that are discussing the legislation, and much more.

  • Exciting times ahead as we prepare to start our CannabisWise accreditation program. We are in the process of finalizing the program criteria, process and partnerships and looking forward to launching the program this Spring.

  • Canada’s Cannabis Industry Has To Do Better On Gender Equity; In honour of International Women’s Day, Civilized takes a look at how the cannabis industry needs to do better on creating gender equity because it is both the right and strategically smart thing to do.

  • ICYMI: The Ontario government announced the name and branding for its cannabis agency. As the CBC reports, the Ontario Cannabis Store logo has been derided as boring.

  • Food for Thought: 'Into the dark'. As the CBC reports, with the legalization of recreational cannabis use just months away, the federal government is "stepping a little into the dark," according to the scientist who helped create cannabis use guidelines for Canada.