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: Talking to Your Child about Cannabis: Parents are Educators too!; Cannabis prohibition has meant that children, teenagers, and older youth have not received adequate tools to make sound decisions about cannabis use. Luckily, the legalization of nonmedical cannabis gives us an opportunity to change how we educate our young people about cannabis. In our latest blog, we take a look at how parents can seize this opportunity to have effective and meaningful conversations about cannabis with their kids.

  • NICHE Blog: It’s Time for Canada to Lead the Way in Researching Cannabis Treatments for PTSD; Canada has the bright minds and ability to conduct groundbreaking research, but it will take dollars and action to gain a better understanding of how cannabis can provide much-needed relief for those suffering from PTSD.

  • Ontario Releases New Cannabis Regulations; The Ontario government has released regulations that will guide the startup of private cannabis stores. Here’s a look at what the regulations are and what they mean for businesses and consumers.

  • BC says no to special event permits for cannabis; As the CBC reports, the provincial government has no plans to issue cannabis-related special event permits or to designate consumption sites at events, such as lounges.

  • Food for Thought: Is alcohol or cannabis healthier for you? As Global reports, a new poll conducted by Ipsos found that nearly half of cannabis users — 45 per cent — say they will drink less alcohol now that cannabis is legal.

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