Canada

As of Wednesday 17th October, 2018 Canadians can legally purchase cannabis for recreational use from licensed shops supplied by government regulated companies.Transform Drug Policy Foundation, advised the cannabis task force, both Houses of the Canadian Parliament and a number of Provinces to help them develop the regulations, based on our book ‘How to Regulate Cannabis: A Practical Guide’.  

Opening statement by Steve Rolles, Senior Policy Analyst for Transform Drug Policy Foundation – at the Canadian Senate Foreign Affairs and International Trade Committee, on the ‘subject matter of Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts, insofar as it relates to Canada’s international obligations’