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Ready or not: The legal landscape for cannabis
July 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT
With legalized recreational cannabis upon us, Canadian regulators and policy-makers have been scrambling to prepare. A patchwork of laws and bylaws is emerging across the country at the national, provincial and municipal levels, providing an unprecedented opportunity to evaluate the comparative impacts of different legal frameworks.
Lorian Hardcastle from UCalgary’s Faculty of Law and Cumming School of Medicine reviews Canada’s evolving legal landscape for cannabis, including consumption and possession restrictions, retail models and licensing, implications for landlord and tenant and food safety laws as they relate to edibles, and the fate of the existing medical cannabis regime.