As you kick off the work week, here are five things making news in the cannabis industry:
NICHE News: We're proud to announce that Dr. Jenna Valleriani has been appointed to the position of NICHE CEO, bringing with her extensive cannabis education and advocacy experience. She will take over the role in May 2019. Read more about the exciting changes underway!
NICHE Blog: Have Your Say on Edibles, Extracts and Topicals; The federal government is currently seeking feedback on draft rules for edibles. Protecting youth will be paramount in the regulations, but just like other products that are harmful to kids, it's up to the parents who consume to safely store these products. The deadline to provide feedback is on Wednesday! Read more about the draft regulations and have your say!
NICHE Event News: We’re looking forward to an important event this week to learn more about cancer and cannabinoids and the research coming out of Tel AvivUni University. The event is February 21 in Vancouver at Grow Tech Labs. Tickets are by donation - Register today!
The 2019 National Indigenous Cannabis and Hemp Conference takes place in Ottawa this week. This will be the first cannabis conference to feature leading Indigenous experts from the medical, legal, and business communities with proven experience in cannabis and hemp. Check out the program and learn more.
Food for Thought: "Consumers are showing a preference for high-quality, sustainably produced cannabis." - Here’s why the craft cannabis industry can thrive in the face of Big Marijuana.