October 16, 2018

Cannabis Legalization: Laws and Regulations

An overview of the cannabis regulation in the different provinces of Canada.

On October 17, 2018, recreational cannabis became legal throughout Canada. From this day, Canadians and people visiting Canada will be able to purchase, consume and grow marijuana plants, according to the provisions of federal law. On the other hand, the provinces have their own regulations, which show some disparities with the federal legal framework.

Read the fact sheet to understand the legal issues facing the insurance industry and other companies, including the differences between the federal and provincial legal and regulatory framework.