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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: Check out the great program and speakers we have lined up for our Cannabis & Our Community event this month in Toronto. We'll provide the latest insights and updates on legalization. Learn more and get your tickets today!

  • ICYMI: Health Canada announced a new Cannabis Tracking System last week that aims to track cannabis to prevent legal product from being diverted to the illegal market. The goal of the Cannabis Act is to displace the illegal cannabis market and keep profits out of the hands of criminals and organized crime.

  • Have your say Calgary - The City wants to know how you feel about four areas it’s proposing as designated spots where people would be able smoke cannabis in public. As the CBC reports, the deadline for input is September 7!

  • As legalization nears, post-secondary institutions are wrestling with what rules to set. Smoking cannabis is easy to regulate, but edibles are a lot more difficult. Here's a look at how some universities plan to regulate cannabis.

  • Food for Thought: Some global beverage makers are taking a close look at Canada’s legal cannabis industry as they weigh the possibility of getting into the business. As the Globe reports, they’re trying to understand the potential shift in consumer behaviour and avoid being left behind.