Manitoba premier urges recreational cannabis delay

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has been lobbying fellow provincial and territorial leaders to support a delayed launch of Canada’s recreational marijuana program by a year, from July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019. Pallister said he wants to put the program on hold for a year to give the nation more time to develop consistent policies on such issues as age minimums, distribution and zoning, the Toronto Star reported. The adult-use legislation proposed by the Liberal government of Justin Trudeau gives the federal government authority over cannabis cultivation but leaves distribution methods, age questions ... Manitoba premier urges recreational cannabis delay is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs