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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 One Year Later: Here's a deep dive into access, safe use and supply issues.

  • ICYMI: Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says his government will make it illegal to consume cannabis edibles in most public spaces. As the Winnipeg Sun reports, the premier said discussions are already underway to ensure there’s no loophole for that form of public consumption when the December changes kick in.

  • Some independent retail cannabis store players have banded together to launch the Weed Pool Cannabis Co-operative to combat what they see as the growing encroachment of big business in Saskatchewan's legal cannabis industry. The CBC has the details.

  • Nearly 10 per cent of Canadians say their employers allow cannabis use at work – and, according to a new poll, about half of those who can, do. CTV has more.

  • Food for Thought: Some chefs are carving out a unique space catering to those who love food and cannabis. Here are some Canadian chefs who are creating more than just something edible.