Tag: legalization

Philpott: No proof of fentanyl-laced marijuana in Canada

Canada’s Health Minister, the Honourable Jane Philpott, says the rumours of fentanyl-laced cannabis in Canada are unfounded. Minister Philpott brought up the point during a senate legal affairs committee discussing aspects of Bill C-37. The bill seeks to further strengthen the government’s response to the opioid crisis in Canada, amending the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Blair: Canada will take the time necessary to get legalization right

Parliamentary Secretary Bill Blair, Canada’s ‘point man on marijuana legalization,’ stopped by the NewsTalk 610 studios to discuss legalization and his current tour, in which he is listening to various stakeholders in the process. While part of the interview was the usual government talking points about legalization—protecting kids, taking money away from gangs, age limits,

Minister Philpott responds to Senate questions on legalization

Canada’s Minister of Health, the Honourable Jane Philpott, took questions today in the Senate’s Question Period, responding to numerous questions about various issues under Health Canada’s review, including two separate questions relating to cannabis legalization. The first question on marijuana legalization came from Senator Claude Carignan, the Conservative Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, who