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: A Year of Learning: The Top 5 Cannabis Education Resources of 2018; Looking back at these past 12 months, what were the biggest successes in the colossal task of educating a nation on a plant still so overwhelmingly misunderstood? Kira London-Nadeau breaks down the Top 5 Cannabis Education Resources of 2018.
Anyone who wants to open a cannabis shop in Ontario now has their chance. Starting Monday at 12 a.m., the province began accepting licence applications online at a cost of $75.
"By having this on campus, we can train students more hands on." Eight academic institutions have obtained licences from Health Canada to cultivate cannabis for scientific purposes.
Quebecers are turning to cannabis shops on Indigenous territory as SQDC struggles with supply problems. The Montreal Gazette takes a look at the issues in Quebec.
Food for Thought: “If Canadian regulations continue to restrict consumer goods companies from differentiating themselves from their competitors... Canada will not be the country that innovated value-added cannabis products." Adam Miron, the Chief Brand Officer and Co-founder of HEXO Corp, explains how Canada has the opportunity to take a leadership role in informing consumers and creating positive social experiences that equally celebrate marketing innovation and moderation.