Victor Liu at the 11th Annual FACL Conference 2017
|Area||Corporate and Commercial, Cannabis|
Toronto Region Board of Trade
First Canadian Place
77 Adelaide St. W
Toronto ON M5X 1C1
Speaker: Victor Liu, Partner, Goodmans LLP
1:15pm-2:30pm - Session B: Cultivate Your Cannabis Legal Knowledge
- Hafeez Amarshi, Crown Counsel, Public Prosecution Service of Canada
- Victor Liu, Partner, Goodmans LLP
- Alice Tseng, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
- Moderated by: Gerald Chan, Partner, Stockwoods LLP
Cannabis is coming to stores run by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario near you. The federal and Ontario provincial governments have both announced their legislative plans to roll out the legalization of marihuana beginning July 2018. What regulations will those in the cannabis industry face? What will the private sector look like with the provincial government monopolizing distribution? What room, if any, will there be left for the criminal law? A regulatory lawyer, corporate lawyer, and federal drug prosecutor will share their unique perspectives with us in this rapidly developing area.
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