Canada’s cannabis industry is quickly going corporate, but U.S. border agents are reportedly issuing travel bans to anyone involved, regardless of whether they’re wearing a Grateful Dead T-shirt, a lab coat, or a suit.
As tensions between Canada and the U.S. have risen in recent months, a quieter, slower-burning conflict has been developing along the border: Canadians associated with the cannabis industry — even if they have never used the drug — can be banned for life from America.
Similar risks should have similar regulations, that’s what anti-smoking advocates are telling Edmonton city council, as councillors decide where people should be allowed to smoke cannabis in public when it’s legal in October.
The Saskatchewan government on Wednesday unveiled its fine structure around the sale and use of recreational marijuana, which will soon be legal.
With full legalization delayed until the fall, Canadians are enjoying the options that come with micro-licensing.
Canadians won’t be able to buy recreational marijuana until Oct. 17, but investors have already gotten a high from Ottawa’s decision to legalize pot.
City council created the “Cannabis Store” designation through a zoning and development bylaw amendment at a council meeting on Tuesday night.