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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:

  • Have Your Say! Do you know a power player in Canada’s cannabis scene? We need your nominations to uncover the Top 10 leaders, across 10 categories! Nominations close Aug 10 - Check out the details.

  • New Blog: Building Bridges Through Education; We believe that engagement, communication and collaboration will not only build bridges within the industry, it will help reduce the stigma surrounding cannabis.

  • New Blog: Youth Cannabis Use After Legalization: Why There is No Reason to Panic; Based on the research we have, when it comes to our youth and cannabis, there is no reason to sound the alarm.

  • ICYMI: Manulife, Shoppers partner in medical cannabis program; As the Globe reports, Manulife is retooling its approach to medical cannabis, unveiling a new benefits program that will also offer patients access to virtual support from a trained team at Shoppers Drug Mart.

  • Food for Thought: Why I traded in my wine for weed; Read this interesting Maclean’s article that delves into the new world of cannabis, where women treat insomnia not with a sleeping pill but with a joint, ease cramps with a CBD capsule instead of Advil and unwind with a puff on a vape pen rather than a glass of vinho verde.