As of yesterday afternoon, the uncertainty has been settled with respect to the leadership of the B.C. government. The Green Party officially announced that it would support an NDP government, giving the NDP-Greens alliance a single-seat advantage over the BC Liberals. The details of the NDP-Greens agreement will be released today after the ratification process at the BC … [Read more...] about B.C. Greens and NDP Join Forces
On May 9th, British Columbians casted their votes in the Provincial General Election, which resulted in a minority government. Weeks later, after recounts in two ridings and nearly 180,000 absentee ballots were added to the results, the final seat count was determined. A minority government was confirmed, with a final seat count of 43 seats for the Liberals, 41 for the NDP, and … [Read more...] about Minority Government gives B.C. Greens Historic Opportunity to Influence Provincial Cannabis Policy
The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission has refused to accept a complaint from a medical cannabis user against the Ministry of Social Services for failing to cover the costs of his medical cannabis, citing a lack of scientific research as its basis for denying the complaint. Terance Grady is on public assistance and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. He has been … [Read more...] about Human Rights Commission Refuses to Hear Medical Cannabis Complaint
While there are many elements of the legalization of recreational cannabis that remain to be determined, the one thing that is clear is that the opportunities for entrepreneurs to enter the industry are plentiful. Starting a business can be simultaneously exciting and daunting. With the right strategy and team, entrepreneurs can successfully navigate the pitfalls they may … [Read more...] about You have an idea that you think the cannabis market would benefit from – great! Now what?
Prior to B.C.’s Provincial General Election last week, Canada Cannabis Legal provided a primer on where each of the parties stands on cannabis policy. This primer assumed that one party would win a majority government. However, for the first time in 65 years, the B.C. election has resulted in a minority government. The Liberals won the popular vote and the most seats with 43 … [Read more...] about Greens now hold balance of power in B.C.: What can we expect for Cannabis Policy?