Your dose of cannabis news for the week of December 9th, 2019

Miss Canada‘s cannabis costume made a statement at Miss Universe pageant; her costume “was inspired by Canada’s recent legalization of cannabis, but most importantly, to end the stigma globally in hopes to spark more research for medicinal purposes.”

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Shoppers Drug Mart (or Pharmarprix, in Quebec) has opened its Medical Cannabis by Shoppers program nationwide.

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Can you really patent a plant? Yes. It’s already happening with cannabis strains.

Canopy Growth Corp. says it’s new generation of cannabis-infused food and beverage products won’t be on store shelves until January in most markets.

MLB plans to remove marijuana from list of banned substances for minor leaguers. The changes are being considered just months after the loss of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who tested positive for two different opioids and alcohol at his time of death.