By: Andrew Elbaz, Alexander Katznelson, and student-at-law Darren Nguyen
On October 10, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) published Staff Notice 51-357 Staff Review of Reporting Issuers in the Cannabis Industry. The purpose of the notice is to provide further guidance for issuers
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See our new logo! Countdown to the new Canada Cannabis Legal (CCL)!
Canada Cannabis Legal (CCL) is counting down the days to the launch of our new site! We will still be Canada Cannabis Legal at canadacannabislegal.com. We will continue to provide you with great information, news, and resources on the cannabis…
The Ontario government releases its consultation to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act
The Ontario Government released its consultation to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act today addressing the changes to cannabis legalization.
Read the full text at: https://canadacannabislegal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Smoke-Free-Ontario-Act-Consultation-Draft-Sept2018.pdf This Act is also available on our Laws, Regulations, and Resources page at: https://canadacannabislegal.com/laws-regulations-resources/provincial-laws/
The Ontario government releases new cannabis legislation – read the full Act
Ontario Announces Proposed Legislation for Private Cannabis Retail
Canada Department of Finance Introduces Regulatory and Legislative Proposals for the Taxation of Cannabis
On September 17, 2018, the Department of Finance Canada introduced a set of draft Regulatory and Legislative Proposals relating to the Taxation of Cannabis under the Excise Act, 2001 (the “Draft Proposals”). The Draft Proposals, if adopted, will provide for…
Whitney Abrams quoted in “Cannabis retail plan opt-out option criticized” in Law Times
Cannabis law lawyer Whitney Abrams was quoted in “Cannabis retail plan opt-out option criticized” in Law Times on September 10, 2018. She discusses some of the issues with the current opt-out option in Ontario and what this could mean from a legal…
Whitney Abrams spoke at the Meritas Canadian Regional Meeting
Cannabis law lawyer Whitney Abrams spoke on a cannabis panel at the Meritas Canadian Regional Meeting on September 7, 2018. The regional meeting was held from September 6-7, 2018 in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
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Manitoba Announces Pre-Set Cannabis Fines
This morning, Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced that Manitoba has established pre-set fines for cannabis-related provincial offences, including consumption, cultivation, transportation, and roadside-related offences. All of the pre-set fines will be in effect as of the date of legalization, October…