Month: August 2017

Health Committee begins posting written submissions in regard to Cannabis Act

The Standing Committee on Health has recently posted briefs provided to them in regard to their upcoming analysis of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, the government’s marijuana legalization legislation. On August 9th, six briefs were posted on ourcommons.ca, three from private citizens, one from a hydroponics company, one from Ontario Public Health Association and one from

Agricultural ministers discuss cannabis legalization in annual meeting

Federal, provincial, and territorial ministers of agriculture concluded their annual conference recently, discussing numerous issues, including the pending legalization of cannabis in Canada. In addition to cannabis, the meeting, which took place on July 20 and 21, 2017 in St John`s, Newfoundland and Labrador, brought together agricultural ministers to discuss international trade, a new $1.2 billion Strategic Innovation