After much anticipation, the Government of British Columbia has released details on recreational cannabis rules that will govern how cannabis can be purchased and consumed within the province. Retail Framework British Columbians aged 19 and older will be able to purchase recreational cannabis through privately run retail stores or government operated retail stores and … [Read more...] about British Columbia Releases Details on Recreational Cannabis Rules
Many were disappointed back in September, 2017 when the Ontario government announced that cannabis consumption in the province would be limited to private residences. However, it now appears that Ontario may be opening the door to cannabis tourism in the province. This week the Ontario government released a partial proposed regulations framework under its … [Read more...] about Ontario to Open Door to Cannabis Tourism?
Matt Maurer’s article "CanniMed Sues Aurora Cannabis for $725,000,000" has been published on slaw.ca on January 16, 2018. CanniMed Sues Aurora Cannabis for $725,000,000 2018 began with a bang in the Canadian cannabis industry. After the markets closed this past Friday, January 12, 2018, CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (“CanniMed”), announced that it had commenced a lawsuit … [Read more...] about Matt Maurer’s “CanniMed Sues Aurora Cannabis for $725,000,000″ published on Slaw
2018 began with a bang in the Canadian cannabis industry. After the markets closed this past Friday, January 12, 2018, CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. ("CanniMed"), announced that it had commenced a lawsuit against Aurora Cannabis Inc. ("Aurora") and a number of large CanniMed shareholders. In the announcement, CanniMed indicated that the claim was for $725 million in damages … [Read more...] about CanniMed v. Aurora Lawsuit (full text)
On December 12, 2017, the Province of Ontario became the second province after Alberta to pass its cannabis legislation when Bill 174 (An Act to enact the Cannabis Act, 2017, the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation Act, 2017 and the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017, to repeal two Acts and to make amendments to the Highway Traffic Act respecting alcohol, drugs and other matters) had … [Read more...] about Ontario Passes Cannabis Legislation