CannTrust Licenses Suspended, Shopify Enters US, Canopy Ex-CEO’s Next Gigs, & More…

A roundup of the latest major industry moves across the globe.

Business
Lobbying

Lobbying: GW Pharmaceuticals Extends Its Reach

The company’s subsidiary donates big to attorneys general groups of both parties.

Colorado

In Denver, a Debate Begins Over How to Create an Equitable Cannabis Hospitality Industry

After the first meeting to debate delivery, Denver’s new Marijuana Licensing Work Group, which includes regulators, elected officials, and industry members, turned its attention to consumption spaces.

Research

Baylor University Study Finds Therapeutic Potential in CBD for Arthritic Dogs

While “pot for pets” has gained popularity in recent years, the US Food and Drug Administration has yet to approve CBD-based drugs for animals.