Prohibition to Go Up in Smoke: Government of Canada Introduces Legislation to Legalize and Regulate Non-Medical Access to Cannabis

Today the government of Canada tabled two sister bills, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts, and An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences related to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (Bill C-45 and Bill C-46, respectively), which, once passed will establish a framework for the production, sale, distribution, and possession of non-medical access to cannabis (marijuana) in Canada and strengthen impaired driving measures.

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James R. Munro

James R. Munro
Partner | McMillan | Vancouver ...full profile

Stefanie Di Francesco

Stefanie Di Francesco
Associate | McMillan | Toronto ...full profile

Lauren Ray

Lauren Ray
Associate | McMillan | Toronto ...full profile

Sasa Pudar

Sasa Pudar
Associate | McMillan | Vancouver ...full profile

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