NICHE this Week: 5 Things You Need to Know

As you kick off the work week, here are five things making news in the cannabis industry:

  • New Blog: The Highs and Lows of Edibles Legislation; There are questions, concerns and some kudos when it comes to the new cannabis edibles legislation unveiled earlier this month. In our latest blog, we take a look at the Highs and the Lows.
  • Health Canada has announced new funding for community-based cannabis public education and awareness initiatives. The total investment of $15.2 million will support 13 organizations across Canada that are carrying out a variety of programs.
  • Our CEO says she was disappointed not to see any medical carve-out, or a different class or products for cannabis patients, in the recently revealed regulations for edibles in Canada. Dr. Jenna Valleriani says the 10 mg THC limit that will apply to such products is simply too low for many medical patients.
  • The BC Small Cannabis Producer and Processor Co-Op is hosting a number of regional meetings in July. It’s an opportunity for those interested in joining to shape the co-op’s rules. Check out the event details.
  • Food for Thought: From packaging and impaired driving laws, to the continued criminalization of cannabis, stigmatizing employment policies and distribution issues, Sarah Leamon breaks down the top 5 biggest mistakes of cannabis legalization.