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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:

  • NICHE Event News: Are you running for City Council in Metro Vancouver? Municipal candidates are invited to a special event on August 17 to meet the cannabis community and have a conversation about legalization. The event is free, but space is limited - register today!

  • Education News: Are you looking to build a retail cannabis business in Vancouver? CannaReps has launched a new Dispensary Business Course specifically designed to teach you how to launch, grow and maximize the potential of a legal cannabis retail store. The course runs August 24 – 26 in Vancouver and early bird ticket sales are on now.

  • ICYMI: The Ontario government will reportedly allow private stores to sell recreational cannabis. But, as the Star reports, if reports of Premier Doug Ford’s pirouette to private sector cannabis sales prove true, people wishing to buy cannabis products in Ontario when the legal market opens Oct. 17 may lack one thing. Stores.

  • Have your say - take Edmonton's survey on proposed changes to smoking and vaping bylaws. But, hurry! The survey is only open until August 1.

  • Food for Thought: Hey YouTube: Quit Blocking Cannabis Channels; As Leafly reports, when YouTube shuts down cannabis-based channels, it aggressively inhibits the very legal thing it should most support: Education.