Nova Scotia is almost ready for October 17 and has given a sneak peek into their stores. Some critics are challenging the province’s current approach to product categorization as it may be outside of the marketing and advertising limitations set by the federal government.
Not all types of cannabis will be legal on October 17. Certain products like edibles and vape pens won’t be legal for sale until the government has found a consistent way to regulate the industry and the dosage.
With legalization just a short few weeks away, it is critical for responsible cannabis users to know their rights when it comes to enjoying cannabis. Here is a summary of most of the critical things you need to know!
Last October the Government of Canada announced that it will allocate a total of $46 million dollars for public education and awareness over five years (2017 - 2022). Health Canada recently mentioned that the planned investment in cannabis public education is more than $100 million dollars over the next six years (2018 - 2024).
Every Canadian adult will be able to purchase cannabis on the internet starting October 17 via government-controlled websites. Each province will also have a number of brick and mortar stores either run by the provincial agency or by private companies.