|Nov 4 2018|| Canada struggles to meet huge demand for legal cannabis|
Numerous stores dealing with empty shelves and disgruntled customers, with fears many consumers will turn to black market
|Oct 17 2018|| Marijuana in Canada Becomes Legal Oct. 17|
On Oct. 17, Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. Uruguay launched legal sales last year, after several years of planning.
|Jul 16 2018|| Notice of intent to amend: Prescription Drug List (PDL): Phytocannabinoids|
The purpose of this Notice of Intent to Amend is to announce that Health Canada will add phytocannabinoids to the Human and Veterinary Prescription Drug Lists (PDL). This addition will be effective upon the coming into force of the Cannabis Act.
|Jun 20 2018|| Marijuana to be legal in Canada starting October 17, Trudeau confirms|
Recreational marijuana will officially become legal in Canada on Oct. 17, 2018, the prime minister announced on Wednesday afternoon.
Justin Trudeau confirmed the long-awaited start date during Question Period in Ottawa, ending months of speculation surrounding when, precisely, Canadians will be able to purchase and consume the drug legally.
|Jun 19 2018|| Senate passes pot bill, paving way for legal cannabis in 8 to 12 weeks|
Senators have voted to pass the federal government's bill legalizing recreational marijuana by a vote of 52-29, with two abstentions, paving the way for a fully legal cannabis market within eight to 12 weeks.