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Legalization of recreational cannabis

Federal government

Responsible for:​​

Possession limits; New criminal

offences; Advertising; Impaired Driving;

Medical Cannabis; Production; Age

Limit (Federal limit); Public Health;

Education; Taxation; Home Cultivation;

Regulatory Compliance.

Regulations in support of legalization:

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Cannabis Act:

•Provides laws for controlling the

production, distribution, sale, and

possession of Cannabis across Canada.

Government of Alberta

Responsible for:

Impaired driving; Public Health;

Education; Taxation; Workplace Safety;

Distribution/Wholesaling; Retail Model;

Retail Locations and Rules; Regulatory

Compliance; and Public Consumption.

Regulations in support of legalization:

​​

An act to control and regulate cannabis:

• Provides oversight of wholesale

distribution.

• Regulates sales and consumption.

• Provides tools for law enforcement.

• Provides oversight for employers to

ensure safety on our roads and at work.

City of Calgary

Responsible for:

Retail locations and rules; Public

consumption; Land use and zoning;

Education.

Regulations in support of legalization:

​​

Bylaws and policies:

• Regulating businesses operating

within the municipality.

• Regulating public consumption.

Education and enforcement:

• Educating citizens and enforcing

municipal, provincial and federal

regulation of legalized recreational

cannabis.

​The federal government has introduced a bill to legalize recreational cannabis by

July, 2018. This bill provides a plan for regulating cannabis and sets standards for:

• Health and safety;

• What actions are illegal or criminal; and

• What aspects of cannabis regulation are the responsibility of the provinces.

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Who's responsible for what?

Federal government

Responsible for:

Possession limits; New criminal

offences; Advertising; Impaired Driving;

Medical Cannabis; Production; Age

Limit (Federal limit); Public Health;

Education; Taxation; Home Cultivation;

Regulatory Compliance.

Regulations in support of legalization:

Cannabis Act:

•Provides laws for controlling the

production, distribution, sale, and

possession of Cannabis across Canada.

Government of Alberta

Responsible for:

Impaired driving; Public Health;

Education; Taxation; Workplace Safety;

Distribution/Wholesaling; Retail Model;

Retail Locations and Rules; Regulatory

Compliance; and Public Consumption.

​​

Regulations in support of legalization:

​​

An act to control and regulate cannabis:

• Provides oversight of wholesale

distribution.

• Regulates sales and consumption.

• Provides tools for law enforcement.

• Provides oversight for employers to

ensure safety on our roads and at work.

City of Calgary

Responsible for:

Retail locations and rules; Public

consumption; Land use and zoning;

Education.

Regulations in support of legalization:

​​

Bylaws and policies:

• Regulating businesses operating

within the municipality.

• Regulating public consumption.

Education and enforcement:

• Educating citizens and enforcing

municipal, provincial and federal

regulation of legalized recreational

cannabis.