Harrison Jordan
Harrison Jordan is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and enjoys reading and writing about the regulatory affairs of cannabis in Canada and around the world.
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Canada Announces Craft-Scale Licenses for Smaller Cannabis Producers

Responding to criticism about favoring large cannabis producers, federal officials today unveiled a new "Micro" license.

Canadian Cannabis Legalization: A Guide to Laws by Province

Canada's Cannabis Act will legalize adult-use recreational cannabis across the country, with specifics of legalization—from where cannabis can be sold to the minimum age for purchase—left to provinces to set for themselves. Here's a province-by-province guide to Canada's forthcoming new cannabis regulations.

Five Things Canada’s Cannabis Act Will Legalize Besides Possession

From smoking devices to storage, the Cannabis Act is set to legalize more than mere possession.

Comedy, Cancer, and Cannabis: Alan Park’s Wild Ride

After finding fame with Royal Canadian Air Farce and confronting mortality with a killer cancer diagnosis, Alan Park reemerges as a fearless cannabis advocate (and conspiracy theorist?)

The Canadian Government’s Curious Cannabis Slang

From 'boom' to 'errl,' Health Canada's 'cannabis slang terms' have Canadian cannabis fans scratching their heads.

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New Excise Tax Puts Blackmarket Cannabis Producers on Notice

Under the Excise Tax Act, illicit cannabis producers could face huge fines or five-year prison terms—on top of the potential 14-year prison sentences they face under the Cannabis Act.

Legal Cannabis Can’t Beat Street Dealers Without Concentrates, Senate Hears

“If the government’s mandate is to stamp out the black market, they need to allow for vaporization and concentrates as soon as possible,” says dosist CEO Josh Campbell, who testified before the Senate last week.

Loblaws Announces Plans to Sell Cannabis in Newfoundland & Labrador

A Loblaws spokesperson said the cannabis would be sold behind the counter in small, existing tobacco shops 'adjacent but separate' to the grocery stores.

Ontario’s ‘Cannabis Product Call’ Offers Clues on the Forthcoming Retail Marketplace

In the product call, the OCS asks whether each product fits in the categories of “Good,” “Better,” and “Best.”

5 Contentious Items in BC’s New Cannabis Legislation

When the BC government this week released the full text of its two legalization bills, the Canadian cannabis Twitter-sphere took aim at a number of the provisions within the province’s proposed rules.

Supreme Court of Canada Decision Could Affect Cannabis Sales

What does the case mean for cannabis in Canada? For one, it shows that provinces can enact offences and fines for individuals who bring a certain amount of cannabis over the border from other provinces—if provinces deem to do so.

Alberta’s Updated Cannabis Regulations: What You Need to Know

The amendments would make it so that cannabis shops would be prohibited from using medical terms such as pharmacy, dispensary, apothecary, drug store, medicine, medicinal, health, therapeutic, or clinic.

How Trina Fraser Became the Canadian Cannabis Industry’s Go-To Lawyer

"What continues to fascinate me is the intersection of politics, law and regulations, cultural and societal values, and business."

‘Doobies Make Boobies’? Canadian Cops Apologize for Error-Laden Student Presentation

A Canadian police force has conceded that one of its officers misspoke when they suggested that cannabis consumption leads to breast growth in men—or, as the officer told the students, “Doobies make boobies.”

Canadian Cannabis Legalization: A Guide to Laws by Province

Canada's Cannabis Act will legalize adult-use recreational cannabis across the country, with specifics of legalization—from where cannabis can be sold to the minimum age for purchase—left to provinces to set for themselves. Here's a province-by-province guide to Canada's forthcoming new cannabis regulations.

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