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Legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis: the facts

The proposed Cannabis Act would create a strict legal framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis across Canada. The Act seeks to: restrict youth access to cannabis protect young people from promotion or enticements to use cannabis deter and reduce criminal activity by imposing serious criminal penalties for those breaking the law, especially those who import,…

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Cannabis legalization

Cannabis legalization Learn what will and won’t be legal in Ontario. Overview When cannabis will be legal Minimum age will be 19 Where to use it Driving Where to buy recreational cannabis How much cannabis you will be able to possess Growing cannabis Rules for the workplace Medical cannabis What you said Resources Legalization milestones Overview Ontario has passed new…

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Cannabis legalization in Canada

While legalization is a federal decision, the provinces and municipalities have areas of responsibility. Proposed federal legislation On April 13, 2017, the Government of Canada introduced legislation to legalize, regulate and restrict access to cannabis. This legislation is expected to come into effect by summer 2018. Cannabis is currently an illegal substance (with the exception of authorized medical use) under…

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Alberta Cannabis Framework and legislation

Alberta Cannabis Framework and legislation Our framework and legislation set the stage for the legal and responsible use of cannabis by Albertans. Minimum age The minimum age for cannabis will be aligned with Alberta’s legal drinking and smoking age. Safeguards for sales The AGLC will manage wholesale and distribution. Licensed growers will be strictly regulated by the federal government. Buying…

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Effects of Medical Marijuana laws on Working Professionals

Though marijuana is still an illegal drug under federal law, medical marijuana legalization has indeed benefitted many people those who are suffering from debilitating medical condition and are dependent on marijuana cannabis for treatment and relieving pain. For example, with the present Arizona Medical Marijuana laws, the qualifying patients can get themselves registered and take an identification card from the…

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