Today, Alberta announced its proposed framework for legalized recreational cannabis (the “Framework”). Prior to drafting its Framework, like many other Provinces, Alberta released an online survey asking residents for ideas and suggestions on how to implement a legalized recreational cannabis regime in the province. In addition to the survey, which ran from June 2 to July … [Read more...] about Alberta’s Proposed Framework for Legalized Recreational Cannabis
The Ontario Government announced this morning that it has launched an online cannabis survey, the results of which will inform the drafting of Ontario's provincial cannabis legislation. In the news release, the government also indicated that the Ontario Legalization of Cannabis Secretariat will be hosting a series of expert forums and engagement sessions this summer on the … [Read more...] about Ontario Launches Online Cannabis Survey
Today's provincial cannabis legislation update comes with news out of both the Northwest Territories and the Province of Manitoba. Both these governments have formally announced that they are seeking public input on provincial cannabis legislation. This news helps shed some light on when we can expect to see territorial and provincial legislation in these … [Read more...] about Provincial Cannabis Legislation Update: Northwest Territories Looking at Fall Legislation / Manitoba Looking at 2018
Edmonton City Council voted 10 - 0 (with three Councillors absent) to amend an existing zoning bylaw to make provision for future storefront cannabis retail establishments, as well for cannabis lounges within the City of Edmonton. The bylaw, as amended, now includes the following under the heading "Commercial Uses" Cannabis Production and Distribution means development … [Read more...] about Storefront Cannabis Retail Coming to Edmonton?
Matt Maurer's article "Coast to Coast Provincial Cannabis Legislation Update" was originally published on this blog in April. Click here for the original article. It has been republished on slaw.ca. Click here for the full article on slaw.ca. … [Read more...] about Matt Maurer’s “Coast to Coast Provincial Cannabis Legislation Update” published on Slaw