Month: December 2016

Recreational Cannabis in Canada

No Recreational Cannabis in Canada until 2019

Recreational Cannabis in Canada still 2 Years away The local weed guy likely has about 2 years before they need to either go legit, or seriously consider a career change. What?! Yes. Don’t look for any kind of wide-ranging retail access to cannabis for non-medical users much before the end of 2018. It’s simple math. Despite …

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Task force on cannabis

I give an A- to the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation

Task Force on Cannabis Got it Mostly Right Last week’s release of the report by the Canadian government’s Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation largely took a public health approach, which is appropriate given both the initial terms of reference and the evidence they gathered throughout the process. It was heartening to see the government …

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Canadian Government Task Force Report on Cannabis

Canadian Task Force Recommends Minimum Age for Cannabis of 18

The Canadian Government Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation just released its report titled “A Framework for the Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis in Canada“. Editor’s note: Interesting that they have started using the term “Cannabis” over “marijuana”. See this earlier blog post about that. Highlights of the recommendations: Limit sales to those 18 and over …

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