Recent Changes to Cannabis Laws

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On October 17, 2019, the Cannabis Regulations under the Cannabis Act were updated to establish rules for the legal production and sale of three new classes of cannabis: edible cannabis, cannabis extracts, and cannabis topicals (i.e. lotions). It is expected that these new products will be available to Canadians before the end of the year.

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Nipping a Budding Industry: Regulation of Cannabis in Commercial Condominiums

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After the initial rush for implementing cannabis smoking rules in units has passed, condominium corporations should begin to shift some focus to regulating cannabis-oriented activity in commercial condominium units. With over a month since the Government of Canada legalized recreational cannabis use on October 17, 2018, the Government of Ontario has so far only legalized cannabis sale through the Government’s online store, Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS). However, the Government is planning on legalizing and regulating brick and mortar stores April 1, 2019. Continue reading