In the Canadian landscape, cannabis took a turn on Friday with newly-imposed lockdown measures in Canada’s largest city. That’s the bad news.
The good news is that retailers in the affected lockdown are able to reimplement curbside pick up options and delivery. More coming on this topic this week on BofC Live. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to keep up-to-date.
Get the full run down on all things retail on December 10. Along with our Official Law Firm, Torkin Manes LLP, Business of Cannabis is presenting:
Cannabis Retail 2021 | A Look Ahead
Have a safe, distant and masked week everybody.
Let’s start on the international front:
The EU’s top court ruled that CBD is not a narcotic. Big news for sure. BusinessCann
Mexico is looking to become the third country to legalize cannabis. Putting the North American squeeze on the US (sort of). The Economist, MJ Biz Daily
Now, to more Canadian
Peter McKay had some interesting things to say about cannabis this weekend.
Notwithstanding Peter McKay’s ill-informed, prohibition-era Tweet, cannabis stores in locked down areas in Ontario will be allowed to offer curbside pick up and delivery. Mugglehead
Speaking of delivery, municipalities in California that banned cannabis retailers in their community wanted to ban cannabis delivery too. But a judge ruled against those challenges. So, delivery is legal statewide in California. Weed Week
Remember that Science Advisory Committee put together by Health Canada to look at Cannabis Health Products. Mugglehead took a look at the diversity – both ethnic and professional – of that group. (Hint: Not good.) Mugglehead
Shoppers Drug mart is recalling one lot of cannabis from WeedMD. Pedro’s Sweet Sativa was mislabeled. Strat Cann
In other tough WeedMD news, a grower leaked insider information to outsiders – according to the Ontario Securities Commission. Globe and Mail