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Illinois state Senator Bill Cunningham

(D-Chicago) expressing support for including an advisory question on adult-use cannabis on the November ballot, following the example of other state governments that have asked their constituents about how they should address the issue. Source: Chicago Tribune

Photo courtesy Sen. Gillibrand’s office

New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand skewered pharmaceutical companies for opposing cannabis legalization in the U.S., during her appearance on “Good Morning New York.” She threw her support behind cannabis, stating marijuana is “not as highly addictive as opioids are.” Source: Good Morning New York-Fox 5

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Aurora Cannabis CEO and founder Terry Booth

signed a deal with Shoppers Drug Mart to supply Canada’s largest pharmacy chain with medical cannabis. Shoppers Drug Mart, owned by Loblaws, also inked similar deals with Aphria, MedReleaf, and Tilray. Source: Globe and Mail