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Canada’s Cannabis Legal Framework

August 15, 2023 (2 min read)

Get up to speed on how cannabis is regulated in Canada. Compare how the federal government imposes criminal prohibitions relating to the use of recreational cannabis against provincial and local laws that govern its distribution and sale. Consider this practice note from Practical Guidance – Healthcare a helpful primer on the current aspects of cannabis regulation in Canada, both medical and recreational. Gain insight on criminal penalties, promotion and packaging, and corporate liability under Canada’s 2018 Cannabis Act, S.C. 2018, c. 16.

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