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:
New Blog: To Fee or Not to Fee? Health Canada Launches New Plan to Recover Costs; Health Canada is seeking input on its new plan to recoup about a $100-million per year from the cannabis industry and we delve into the implications of this new proposal.
How will Public Consumption Regulations Impact You? Public consumption and the regulations around how and where Canadians can legally consume cannabis is sparking a lot of debate in cities across Canada. In our latest blog, we look into the different options being considered.
Food for Thought: Health Canada warns cannabis companies against sponsoring music festivals and promoting cannabis; As the Ottawa Citizen reports, the government says companies that break regulations against advertising will face “serious consequences” that could include licence suspensions, fines as high as $5 million or jail time.
ICYMI: Manitoba announces multiple taxes on legal cannabis; The CBC discusses the provincial plan which will see markups of 9 per cent and 75 cents on cannabis; plus retailers will have to pay 6 per cent of revenues.
“Canada is going to lead this industry globally," says David Purcell, director of emerging business, at BC’s Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Maclean’s Magazine takes a look at the post-secondary institutions that can help you find a job in the cannabis industry.