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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: Knowledge is Power: NICHE Launches New Dialogue Series; We're proud to host a new dialogue series focused on bringing evidence-based cannabis education to various ethno-cultural communities. Our first forum is on Tuesday in Scarborough, Ontario highlighting the vibrant FilipinX community. It’s a free event - Register today!

  • Spectrum Therapeutics, the medical division of Canopy Growth, is partnering with the Canadian Mental Health Association to develop an educational content module related to cannabis in the workplace.

  • Government data shows the legal industry has made progress over the past year. However, as Global News reports, further success will require improvements in product supplies, retail convenience, and pricing.

  • 'First Nations must act now – together — to capitalize on this new green economy that will continue to grow, and has the potential to generate prosperity for decades and generations to come.' Read more about what Chief Wiindawtegowinini Isadore Day has to say about First Nations who want to become involved in the cannabis industry.

  • Food for Thought: “We need another economy. Cannabis can be that economy. Cannabis can be the economy that helps rural regions in British Columbia transition from an industrial economy to a farming economy." - The Tyee takes a look at the battle over cannabis crops on BC’s farmland.