Law enforcement officials across the country say they need more time to teach police officers how to enforce the new laws.
To come up with its new policy, Ontario looked at the US states that have legalized cannabis, to establish a “safe and sensible framework.”
Trudeau’s proposed legislation calls for the provinces to oversee the distribution and sale of recreational marijuana and to take on some related responsibilities. It’s a tall order, and provinces say they need help.
Ontario Public Service Employees Union is among a growing number of employers providing coverage of medical cannabis.
When Ottawa police raided several dispensaries in November, they arrested nine people, including a 21-year-old woman who was working behind the counter.
With full legalization a year away, Canadian lawmakers push for immediate decriminalization.
Gord and the boys are bullish on Canada's cannabis future, and their deal with Ontario LP Newstrike gives them a stake in the industry.
As rallies grow into huge festivals, organizers find they can't rely only on volunteers anymore.