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Legalizing & Regulating Cannabis in Saskatchewan
November 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm CST
Regina: Room 210, 2 Research Drive, University of Regina
Saskatoon: Prairie Room, Diefenbaker Centre Canada, University of Saskatchewan
Join us for this panel presentation!
Cynthia Bojkovsky, Phd Candidate, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
Jason Childs, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Regina
George Hartner, Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Regina
Kathleen McNutt, Executive Director, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
Moderated by Dale Eisler, Senior Policy Fellow, Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
On July 1, 2018 the production, distribution and sale of cannabis will be legal in Canada. The Government of Canada’s decision to legalize and regulate was driven by three core objectives: 1. Dismantle the illicit market; 2. Restrict youth access; & 3. Minimize harm. In very short order provincial governments have to develop policy regimes and in some instances without the necessary evidence typically required to ensure effectiveness. In response to the upcoming cannabis legalization the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy has prepared a report outlining policy options titled, “Legalizing and Regulating Cannabis in Saskatchewan.” Join us for a discussion to see what the policy options are for cannabis legislation in Saskatchewan.
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