Yes, it’s true. On 17 October 2018, Canada will become the first G7 country to legalize the recreational use of cannabis nationwide. That means that individuals will be able to buy, possess, consume, grow and share cannabis under the federal governance of the Cannabis Act. Provincial governments have introduced complementary legislation to regulate activity within their respective borders.
Under A Cloud: how Insurers can Respond to the upcoming Legalization of the Recreational Use of Cannabis in Canada
November 2018 Blaney McMurty LLP, Ontario