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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:

  • News Release: NICHE Canada Hosts Kelowna Forum to Explore Impacts of Cannabis Legalization; We’re hosting the Cannabis in our Community forum this Thursday, May 17 to have a robust conversation about how cannabis legalization will affect people, and how they can capitalize on the benefits, while mitigating any potential risk. Check out the great list of speakers and panel topics, and get your tickets today!

  • New online cannabis courses are being offered at Mount Royal University in Calgary that will focus on plant production, facility management, sales and marketing. As the Sun reports, it’s a great new partnership with Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

  • Senate News: "We will sit 'til it's done." As the CBC reports, Senator Harder says he's made it clear to his colleagues that bills C-45 & C-46 need to be passed before the chamber breaks for the summer.

  • ICYMI: Pro-pot moms are paving the way for cultural change; As our CEO Barinder Rasode explains, one of the things that is going to garner the most success of the new industry in Canada is the individual influencers who feel empowered and supported to share their stories.

  • Food for Thought: Canadian pot growers say marijuana byproduct a wasted opportunity for industry; As the Financial Post reports, Health Canada’s destruction policy for producers makes it impossible to benefit or learn from the potentially valuable waste product, and as a result, licensed producers are throwing out thousands of kilograms of plant waste each year.