Executives around the sector expressed concern about the new government’s mandate letters to cabinet ministers, which prime minister Justin Trudeau sent out this week following his Liberal party’s re-election victory in October.

Organigram VP Public Affairs & Stakeholder Relations Cameron Bishop lamented the mandates’ lack of mention of MED exports, tax reform, or facilitating craft entry into the sector.

  • Bishop said the “mandate letters […] wrongly assume they got everything right the first time out, have nothing to learn from real world experience.”
  • Bishop’s whole thread is worth a read.
    Twitter—Cameron Bishop

Quick Hits

  1. Adolfo Gonzalez, cannabis trainer, argued LPs should respect breeders’ work and use original cultivar names—which become associated with more verifiable information about the plant.
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