With so much changing day-to-day with medical cannabis and the looming legalization date in Canada, it can be easy to miss some of the updates. We publish weekly recap blogs of the top stories from the cannabis world, so you can stay in the know.
News cycle for December 11 to 17, 2017:
- WHO Report Finds No Public Health Risks Or Abuse Potential For CBD: World Health Organization (WHO) report has found no adverse health outcomes but rather several medical applications for cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD. [Forbes]
- Nenshi: announcement means Calgary taxpayers won’t pay to police legal cannabis: Naheed Nenshi reacted to an announcement from Canada’s finance minister Monday, promising the federal government will leave 75 per cent of revenue from sales to provinces. [660 News]
- Feds agree to give provinces 75% of pot tax revenues: The new agreement will see the federal government give the provinces and territories a 75 per cent share of federal excise tax revenues from the sale of legalized pot, a portion of which will be meted out to cities and towns to help them defray the cost of making cannabis legal across Canada. [CTV News]