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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 Blog: To Cross, or Not to Cross the Border: The Unintended Consequences of Legalization; Will cannabis legalization create problems for Canadians trying to cross the US border? Our latest blog takes a look at the issue and how many are urging the federal government to take action.

  • BotaniQ News: The final category revealed! BotaniQ announced the finalists in the "Politician" category of the Power 10 of the Canadian Cannabis Industry Awards! Congrats to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, MP Bill Blair and Joy Davies. Earlier in the week, BotaniQ revealed the top FOUR finalists in the 'Disruptor' category: Congratulations to Joel Semczyszyn, John Prentice, James Durward and Scott Samuel!

  • NICHE Event News: Join us in Calgary on October 23 for the latest forum in our Cannabis & our Community series. Check out the great program and speakers we have lined up for you and get your tickets today!

  • ICYMI: The Ontario government says it will not put a cap on cannabis shops when it starts licensing and regulating the province’s private cannabis retail marketplace. Read more about the government’s retail plan.

  • Food for Thought: Will Ontario's one store limit be good for consumers? Will it create more dialogue about quality and encourage cannabis producers to demonstrate to store owners why their product is superior and should be sold and highlighted at their stores? The Financial Post takes a look at how the big cannabis producers are trying to find workarounds to Ontario's plans.