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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:

  • Cannabis industry says it needs more approved growers to meet Canadian demand; As the Calgary Herald reports, more fully-licensed cannabis growers and cultivation space are needed to meet a voracious demand for legal cannabis.

  • Canada’s message to teenagers: marijuana is legal now, but please don’t smoke it; The New York Times takes an in-depth look how at education and communication is key when talking to kids about cannabis.

  • Health Canada has released information about mandatory cannabis testing for pesticide active ingredients requirements, as well as list and limits.

  • Looking to grow your cannabis business and expand your online presence? Gain insights from others in the industry - Check out this impressive list: 'Women in Weed: Canada’s Top 10 Female Cannabis Influencers'.

  • Food for Thought: It’s not easy being green: Can the cannabis green rush be truly eco-friendly? BotaniQ Magazine reports that as cannabis cultivation booms, the industry will have to deal with the impact of its agriculture on the environment.