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Legalisation of cannabis in Canada – a brief history


Lawyer Victor Liu
Area Cannabis


Article originally published on Financier Worldwide, April 2018

Excerpt from "Legalisation of cannabis in Canada – a brief history":

With the legalisation of recreational cannabis currently scheduled to come into effect in the coming months, Canada’s cannabis industry continues to transform itself to prepare for the recreational market. The provincial and territorial governments also remain hard at work to ensure their regimes are prepared for what is expected to be a high demand market for recreational cannabis. Given the compressed time frame and the multitude of interconnected issues and policies (including health and safety, crime and taxation, to name just a few), some early missteps can be expected, including supply and security issues in the initial period of legalisation.

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