Cannabis: Legislation passed For Legalization – …

October 30th, 2018

On October 17, 2018, the historic formation of a new industry was birthed and the decriminalisation of cannabis and its recreational use was finally introduced. A day whereby some thought would most certainly never be the case, however the general perception of liberalism in Ontario may, in actual fact, not be as unrestricted as one […]

 

Update: “Taking the High Road” – Crossing the Can …

October 23rd, 2018

In our previous blog post, we discussed the serious implications of cannabis affiliation at the U.S. Border. With the very recent legalization of cannabis, this topic has also made headlines. Many Canadians are concerned that they will be banned for life from the U.S. if they admit to smoking cannabis, presently, or in years past. […]

 

Taking the High Road: Canadians Crossing the US Border

August 21st, 2018

Many of our readers may be pleased about the soon-to-be legalization of marijuana. These same readers may find themselves feeling slightly relieved, as gone are the days where smoking pot also meant breaking the law. Right? Wrong. Although cannabis is about to become legal in Canada, there are still many important legalities that must be […]

 

Cannabis and the Workplace

June 11th, 2018

Canada’s proposed Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act, is expected to come into force on July 1, 2018, as will Ontario’s Cannabis Act, 2017.  At that point, in Ontario, it will be legal for individuals aged 19 years and older to purchase and consume cannabis for non-medical purposes, to grow up to 4 plants per household, […]

 

Introduction of Cannabis Lounges: Good for Users?

March 8th, 2018

Cannabis Consumption in Ontario Under the current proposed regulations, the Ontario Government intends to control and operate the sale of marijuana.  The  Liquor Control Board of Ontario will operate approximately 150 stores and sell the product to people aged 19 and older. But what will the rules be for consumption of cannibas?  At present, we […]

 

Landlords Want to Ban Pot in Rentals

February 7th, 2018

Some residential landlords want to be able to ban the use of marijuana smoking in rental units when recreational use is legalized. Currently, the Residential Tenancies Act does not include explicit rules about smoking substances of any kind in a rental property.  The new marijuana laws do not contain rules for renters engaging in recreational […]

 

Concerns with Canada’s Plan for Marijuana Regulation

February 6th, 2018

Canada’s approach to cannabis regulation has some people worrying. The federal government’s resources for guidance in developing the existing regulations including those regarding control by the federal and provincial governments, may not have been the best. The federal government looked to tobacco and alcohol for guidance in drafting the cannabis regulations.  The problem is that […]

 

Personal Growth and Use Limitations

January 9th, 2018

The Cannabis Act, once in force, prescribes a number of limitations regarding the personal cultivation and consumption of marijuana in Canada.  For example, the Act permits anyone over the age of 18 to consume cannabis and permits each household to grow up to 4 cannabis plants for personal use.  However, the legislation also permits each […]

 

New laws to take effect this year

January 5th, 2018

Over the last half of 2017 there was a flood of information on what was going to take effect in 2018 and how we are to prepare for it all, taking the form of articles and news segments discussing controversial components of what will be implemented as of January 1st and how it will impact Canadians as a whole. […]

 
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