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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:

  • New Blog: CBD and Pets – Does the Future Look Friendly?; Veterinarians want to be the primary source of health-related information and treatment for animals, but when it comes to CBD, the current regulations are preventing this from happening. Read more in our latest blog.

  • NICHE Event News: Back by popular demand! We're hosting forums this Fall in Toronto, Calgary & Vancouver to educate stakeholders from municipal government, work safety, health care, insurance, tourism and others about cannabis legalization. Register today!

  • BC News: Applications are open for prospective non-medical cannabis retailers and the BC Liquor Distribution Branch is issuing a second product call as part of a continuing effort to expand its wholesale product assortment for non-medical cannabis. Check out the government’s new application portal and information resource.

  • Will this week be the week the Ontario government makes an announcement regarding cannabis retail? As the Financial Post reports, the cannabis industry is seizing upon the cracks that have emerged in Ontario’s previous plan for selling cannabis, in some cases offering to help lay the groundwork for private-sector retail.

  • ICYMI: A great read for anyone interested in micro-cultivation; Daily Hive sat down with Travis Lane, founder of Levity Solutions, a partner at Groundwork Consulting, and director of the BC Independent Cannabis Association, to discuss the application process, as well as the risks and nuances of pursuing a license.