Cannabist Show: She's a medical marijuana refugee who started her own weed PR firm – The Cannabist

Published: Sep 15, 2017, 12:08 pm • Updated: Sep 15, 2017, 12:13 pm

Featured guest: Emalee Hyde, CEO of cannabis public-relations firm Sinsemilla and the City.

LOTS TO TALK ABOUT

•  What it’s like being a medical marijuana refugee, and how to plan for relocating.

•  When you’re living in a state with no legal medical marijuana, what are the options for those who can’t leave?

•  The inside story on cannabis making its NASCAR debut, which immediately got red-flagged.

TOP MARIJUANA NEWS

Canadian police ask government to postpone marijuana legalization: Canada’s police services told the Canadian government Tuesday that there is no chance they will be ready to enforce new laws for nationwide legalized marijuana by next summer. Representatives from the police chiefs association, the Ontario Provincial Police and the Saskatoon Police Service said that they need more time to properly train officers about the new laws and that they will have to more than double the number of officers certified to conduct roadside tests for drug-impaired driving. –Report by The Associated Press’ Rob Gillies

How does consuming weed affect your sleep? If you speak to someone who has suffered from insomnia at all as an adult, chances are good that person has either tried using marijuana, or cannabis, for sleep or has thought about it. I am a sleep psychologist who has treated hundreds of patients with insomnia, and it seems to me the success of cannabis as a sleep aid is highly individual. What makes cannabis effective for one person’s sleep and not another’s? –Report by The Conversation’s Deirdre Conroy

A milestone for Colorado with $100M in monthly recreational sales: The trend of summer highs for Colorado’s cannabis industry continued in July as monthly recreational sales surpassed the $100 million mark for the

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