The feds wanted to allow provinces to regulate pot sales, just as they do alcohol, says John Conroy, a B.C. lawyer who has led the way in medicinal marijuana law.
As cannabis culture is celebrated across Canada, the annual 4/20 day carries a special significance for cannabis advocates looking forward to looming legalization.
Smoking or vaping cannabis would not be allowed in most indoor, outdoor public spaces.
Cannabis curious? Jonesing for your first legal joint? Either way, get ready to roll: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says marijuana will be legal by next summer.
As provinces begin drafting laws for the control and sale of cannabis on their territories, a case that the Supreme Court of Canada will hear in a few weeks threatens to derail their plans.
With less than a year left until the government’s self-imposed deadline to legalize marijuana, efforts to figure out how legal weed will be sold in Canada are in full swing.
The federal government has left Canada’s provinces and territories in the dark about the cost of the omnibus crime bill even as the legislation heads to the Senate for approval.