NICHE this Week: 5 Things You Need to Know
As you kick off the work week, here are five things making news in the cannabis industry:
Senate News: It’s a big week for the Senate, as Senators will make the final vote on the Cannabis Act on Thursday. As Civilized reports, If passed, recreational cannabis will become a legal substance across the country soon after, or it could face even more delays.
Senate News: Last week, the Senate voted to prohibit any promotional material that is branded by cannabis producers, such as t-shirts and hats. As the Globe reports, the amendment passed 34-28 with the support of 10 independent and unaffiliated senators.
ICYMI: Saskatchewan has selected 51 retailers to sell recreational cannabis. The companies include big operators such as Canopy Growth and individual entrepreneurs. The Star Phoenix takes a look at a few of the Saskatchewan cannabis retailers who won the lottery and are excited to get business going.
There are more than 260,000 medical cannabis patients in Canada alone. Here are five things the team at Civilized learned from the inaugural Medical Cannabis Week in Toronto.
Food for Thought: Some Alberta landlords are updating rental rules ahead of cannabis legalization; as Global News reports, some say that there is a huge opportunity for landlords that are cannabis friendly. They can likely charge a premium for some of these spaces because those people who are being refused by the majority of landlords.