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It's a Festival, in The City. There's Gonna Be Smoking, Right?
Legal prices are going up while illicit prices are going down, parliament debates expungements vs. record suspensions, and market predictions are getting conservative.
And REC is a "litmus test" for 2020 Dems
Also: What is a Flavor Solution and Why Would We Need One?
It remains unclear how many Ontario REC stores will be able to open on April 1, and how many will settle for paying $12,500/week fines.
Will L.A. crack down on the gray market?
Big Weed Heckled at SXSW
The 2019 budget didn't deliver a MED tax cut activists had hoped for
Too much weed...Or too little?
The most Canadian deal ever!
And the first Miss Marijuana Pageant!
PLUS: Snoop has a new e-sports league
A Berkeley Lab Makes THC & the Illicit Market Crackdown Picks Up + Pitching Pot Laws, from Sac to D.C.
The NHL is major league sports' most cannabis-friendly league and will begin testing MED on former players with concussions, while the UN's Narcotics Board blamed Canada's MED program for leading to legalization.
PLUS: A cannabis using private pilot crashes into the FAA
New Laws Pitched from SF to DC While Coachella Boss Moves from Opposing LGBT to Grass Hate
It's not your parents' presidential primary
The Liberal cannabis possession pardons bill will smooth the pardons process, but the opposition claims it doesn't go far enough. Martha Stewart, meanwhile, will advise Canopy on CBD products for humans and animals.
Ahead of the federal budget, CFAMM ramped up demands to end excise tax on MED, while Quebec's ruling CAQ remained on the defensive about its plans to ban public use and raise the age for consumption to 21.
This week, news of a heart-attack connected to a 90mg edible, reports from Aurora and Canopy, and Quebec's consultations into changing cannabis law are not going as easily as the government planned.
Canadians aren't using more cannabis (except in Quebec) and the 2021 market is predicted worth $5B instead of the expected $7B.M. Meanwhile, Health Canada cracked down on Bonify AND Agrima, and Namaste fired colourful CEO Sean Dollinger
Plus: Saskatoon cops start using warm weather cannabis impairment tester
And the NFL is still a 'No' on MED
Abbi and Alanna are leaving, but banking is on its way!
Also from the last 7 days: A state pot budget bump, Coppola's spend-y weed, and hot-boxing the NFL