Tag: Branding

Tobacco industry rep concerned by cannabis packaging rules

A tobacco company representative is calling for more strict packaging rules for legal cannabis, according to an article today in the Lobby Monitor (subscription required). Eric Gagnon, head of external and corporate affairs at Imperial Tobacco told the Monitor that he is concerned that the rules being discussed with the Liberal’s Cannabis Act, Bill C-45

What will recreational cannabis branding look like?

When the task force put forward their recommendations for packaging for legal cannabis, they highlighted several public health concerns they sought to have addressed by the future regulations. Many of these regulations are informed by and similar to existing regulations limiting how tobacco is packaged and marketed in Canada. Among them are restrictions on promotion