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As culture wars - and a pandemic - continue to ravage the US - the cannabis sector is still chugging along. And there appears to be no such thing as a slow week - even in the midst of Canada Day and Independence Day holidays.
One trend to watch on the Canadian front: Is the expansion of cannabis retailers considered too much of a good thing? Some in Saskatchewan and Toronto seem to think so.
A busy week on BofC, with a check-in with the experts at CannDelta today, a deep dive into cannabis retail design tomorrow with Vetrina Group, a Wednesday session with BDSA, a view of retailer ERBN Cannabis on Thursday and ending the week with another session about privacy and data protection with ALCiT. Follow along on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook + Instagram
Sadly, we learned last week of the passing of Dr. Lester Grinspoon, a pioneering cannabis researcher. NY Times
More layoffs in the sector in Canada, this time from Moncton, New Brunswick’s Organigram. CTV News
While we’re in Moncton, Health Canada has said that celebrity affiliations are/could be noncompliant. (Think Trailer Park Bud…) MJ Business Daily
Speaking of retail…
Fire & Flower has launched first pilot project with co-locating with Alimentation Couche-Tard. New Cannabis Ventures
Spiritleaf now has 50 stores in Canada. Cannabis Retailer
And what brands do Canadian cannabis retailers sell? It seems consumers don’t can’t really recall. BNN Bloomberg
MONDAY, JULY 6
Newsletter | Weekly News Recap
10 am | BofC Live with Dario Jeginovic, CannDelta - Ask the Experts
TUESDAY, JULY 7
Newsletter | Benchmark Update in partnership with Cannabis Benchmarks
LAST WEEK | DAILY CANNABIS SALES GROWTH
10 am | BofC Live with Krista Raymer, Vetrina Group + Mardi Najafir, Figure3
WEDNESDAY, JULY 8
Newsletter | Insights Update in partnership with BDSA
10 am | BofC Live with Liz Stahura, BDSA
THURSDAY, JULY 9
Newsletter | Job of the Week in partnership with Cannabis At Work
10 am | BofC Live with Farrell Miller, ERBN Green Cannabis Co.
FRIDAY, JULY 10
Newsletter | Report on Psychedelics Update
10 am | BofC Live with Loïc Calvez, ALCiT