Read the full text of Canada's New Cannabis Act below. This appears to be an advance copy of the full text. If the official version changes we will update accordingly. Cannabis-Act We'll be providing a summary in the near future and more detailed analysis in the coming days and weeks. Stay tuned! … [Read more...] about Canada’s New Cannabis Act (Full Text)
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Big day tomorrow. The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada will introduce a Bill entitled “An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts”. Pretty glamorous title, no? If you want to follow all the action as it unfolds here is your play by play guide for April 13, 2017. The House of … [Read more...] about Your April 13, 2017 Canadian Cannabis Legislation Viewing Guide
Sasha Toten of Minden Gross' Cannabis Law Group sat on a panel at the Women Grow Signature Networking Event on April 6, 2017 in downtown Toronto. Sasha spoke on the challenges facing professional women as well as the challenges and potential legal pitfalls to women (and men) who are looking to operate businesses within the Canadian cannabis market. The event was attended … [Read more...] about Minden Gross’ Sasha Toten Sits on Women in Cannabis Panel
On May 9, 2017, Matt Maurer, Chair of the Cannabis Law Group at Minden Gross, LLP will be teaming up with Hilary Bricken, head of the Canna Law Group at Harris Bricken in the United States to present a webinar which will provide cannabis business clients across North America with a primer and update on the laws that impact those in the cannabis industry in both Canada and the … [Read more...] about Matt Maurer and Hilary Bricken to Present to Cannabis Business Clients Across North America on May 9th
Two Canadian corporate giants have announced that they will begin providing medical cannabis benefits to their employees effective immediately. When Loblaw Companies Limited merged with Shoppers Drug Mart in 2014, the two companies owned and operated 2,738 grocery stores and 1,824 pharmacies between them across Canada. Now, approximately 45,000 employees working at these … [Read more...] about Medical Cannabis Benefits to Employees by Loblaw / Shoppers to be a Boon to LPs?