Canadian CANNAINVESTOR Magazine April 2017 - Page 141

Sales by mail or courier through a federally licensed producer would be allowed in provinces that lack a regulated retail system.

Adults aged 18 and older would be allowed to grow up to four cannabis plants for each residence, with plants not to exceed one metre in height.

Adults aged 18 and older would also be allowed to produce legal cannabis products, such as food or drinks, for personal use at home.

At first, sales will entail only fresh and dried cannabis, cannabis oils and seeds and plants for cultivation. Sales of edibles will come later, once regulations for production and sale can be developed.

At first, sales will entail only fresh and dried cannabis, cannabis oils and seeds and plants for cultivation. Sales of edibles will come later, once regulations for production and sale can be developed.

Possession, production and distribution outside the legal system would remain illegal, as would imports or exports without a federal permit. Such permits will cover only limited purposes, such as medical or scientific cannabis and industrial hemp.

Travellers entering Canada would still be subject to inspections for prohibited goods, including cannabis.

The existing program for access to medical marijuana would continue as it currently exists.

Headlines and images with embedded links straight to the source without interpretation and commentary are critical. Transforming all of this into meaningful information to assist investors and businesses will follow in the months ahead as events unfold. No one can state with authority now how events will unfold including amendments to the legislation, any court challenges, and what the lower levels of government (provinces and municipalities) will do.

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