When it comes down to it, if the price of legal marijuana is too expensive, then experts predict that buyers will continue to get their pot from their trusted source at a cheaper price.
The Nova Scotia government is looking to amend its Smoke-free Places Act in order to put more limits on where people can smoke tobacco and marijuana in the province.
Alberta’s premier is warning that there will be no immediate tax windfall once recreational marijuana use becomes legal this year.
Legalized cannabis users in Manitoba will be largely prohibited from consuming pot anywhere but in their own homes if a new bill introduced by the provincial government is passed into law.
The federal government today released the results of its public consultation on the legalization of pot and revealed its proposals for how recreational cannabis will be packaged and regulated.
Sandoz Canada Inc. is partnering with B.C. cannabis company Tilray to develop and distribute medical marijuana products, signalling the first deal between a major pharmaceutical company and a Canadian cannabis producer.
George Hartner says Saskatchewan’s regulatory framework for cannabis, released Wednesday, takes a free market approach that could allow major pot producers to take control of the commercial supply chain all the way down to the retailers. That’s largely because there aren’t restrictions on producers also being retailers, or selling their own product.
‘We’re looking to make sure that there is a supply in place,’ said minister John Streicker.
“I don’t believe in the government sticking their hands in our lives all the time. I believe in letting the market dictate,” he told CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning on Tuesday.
Canopy Growth Corp. says it has picked the location of its cannabis production facility in Newfoundland — but isn’t yet ready to reveal where.