Cannabis Legislation

Cannabis plants are seen at a facility on February 20, 2019 in Sainte-Eustache, Que. Canada’s cannabis industry, banking on the chance to expand into the United States, is nervously eyeing the American political calendar and the Biden administration’s narrow legislative window to ease federal prohibitions on recreational marijuana.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Canadian producers hoping U.S. eases cannabis prohibitions nervously eyeing calendar

President Joe Biden supports decriminalizing cannabis and legalizing pot for medicinal purposes

 

U.S. pot firm urges Trump to deny Canadian producers ‘competitive advantage’

U.S. pot firm urges Trump to deny Canadian producers ‘competitive advantage’

The challenge for U.S. firms lies in the fact that while recreational cannabis is legal in nine states and medicinal pot in 22 others, it remains illegal under federal law

 

Whether parents are planning to smoke recreational cannabis in Canada or not, health officials are urging them to plan to talk to their kids about pot. (Pxhere photo)

5 tips for talking to your kids about cannabis

Health officials recommend sharing a harm reduction-related message.

 

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Compass Cannabis Clinic opening this month

Compass Cannabis President David Martyn views Alberta as the “premier market in Canada”

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Municipalities will need to consider changes to their land use bylaws to ensure proper zoning is considered when it comes to the legalization of cannabis. Black Press files

Bylaw changes needed for Ponoka to meet marijuana legislation

Where and how far from schools or playgrounds will be considered in the adjustments

Municipalities will need to consider changes to their land use bylaws to ensure proper zoning is considered when it comes to the legalization of cannabis. Black Press files