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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:

  • Hot off the press - the Spring issue of BotaniQ Magazine is out! The issue contains features on women entrepreneurs empowering the industry, a cannabis cultivator breaking the mould with a hightech greenhouse operation, a personal story about cannabis’s pain-reducing powers, and much more. The issue has important industry insights, so download a copy today!

  • Health Canada has relaunched its cannabis web portal to make it easier for you to get the facts about the legalization and regulation of cannabis, as well as the health effects of cannabis use. Check it out!

  • Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy have released a new toolkit for educating youth. The resource guide includes realistic and evidence-based cannabis education and is a great tool for parents and educators.

  • ICYMI: Calgary has approved the newly minted Cannabis Consumption Bylaw that will ban the consumption of non-medical cannabis in public areas. As the CBC reports, the bylaw restricts the smoking, vaping or eating of cannabis in public places with an exemption in place for medical users.

  • Food for Thought: Conservative senators trying to 'undermine' Canada's relationship with U.S.: Harder; As the CBC reports, Senator Harder says three Conservative senators who travelled to the U.S. to speak with federal government officials about Canada's plans to legalize recreational cannabis use are trying to undermine the relationship between Ottawa and Washington.