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
A Crown corporation has been established to oversee the sales of recreational cannabis in New Brunswick when the market comes online. The Province has stated that they believe that this model "aims to ensure that the government maintains full control of the sale of non-medical cannabis.” The Crown corporation entered into agreements with two Canadian Licensed Producers, … [Read more...] about New Brunswick’s Legalization Plans: Cannabis to be Supplied by Canopy Growth and Organigram
Over the next couple of weeks, Canada Cannabis Legal will be publishing a series where we will review the legal recreational cannabis regimes across the United States. In the first of the series, we will discuss the status of recreational cannabis in Alaska. Since 1998, cannabis for medical purposes has been legal in Alaska. Ballot Measure 2 legalized recreational cannabis … [Read more...] about Recreational Cannabis in the U.S.A: Part One, Alaska
The Cannabis Act applies to dried and fresh cannabis, cannabis oil, plants, and seeds. The Act, however, did not provide for recreational sales of cannabis-infused food products, which are more commonly known as edibles. Health Canada provided a Q&A on the Introduction of the Cannabis Act. In that report, it was confirmed that once the appropriate “regulatory oversight” for … [Read more...] about Canadians Hungry for Regulations on Edibles
Draft recreational cannabis legislation is set to be introduced this Thursday. With the new market approaching, many questions about what the future cannabis laws will look like are floating around. One hot topic has been what cannabis branding will look like under the new recreational legislation. Similar to the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations, there is … [Read more...] about What will the Recreational Legislation bring for Cannabis Branding?