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.

Canada Cannabis Legalization: A Guide to Marijuana Laws by Province

COming into effect on October 17, Canada's Cannabis Act will legalize adult-use recreational cannabis across the country. Here's a province-by-province guide to Canada's 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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Key Facts From the Canadian Cannabis Act’s 400 Pages of Regulations

From approval of outdoor grow-ops to the creation of a new class of “cannabis pharmaceuticals,” here are the key facts from the Cannabis Act's 400 pages of regulations.

Heroic Hippies & Canada’s New Cannabis Regime: An Interview With Master Grower Pete Young

The co-founder of the Canadian LP Indiva holds forth on unsung trailblazers, cannabis capitalists, and his legal obligation to be chaperoned by a "responsible person in charge" at his own damn company.

We Took Alberta’s Mandatory Training for Cannabis Workers. Here’s What We Learned.

To work in cannabis retail sales in Alberta, a citizen must be included on the province’s list of “qualified cannabis workers.” To get on the list, a citizen must take and pass the SellSafe course.

Canadian Senate Amends Cannabis Act to Limit THC, Allow Provincial Bans on Homegrow

The Standing Committee also rejected a number of amendments, including a proposed nationwide ban on home cultivation.

5 Things We Learned at North America’s Largest Cannabis Expo

As Canada speeds toward legalization, Toronto hosts the year's biggest, buzziest cannabis expo. Here are five takeaways.

New Excise Tax Puts Canada’s 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.

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