Opinion

Federal health minister must explain tobacco, marijuana policy discrepancies

There is an opportunity for the federal Health minister to demonstrate that she is serious about the health of Canadians and it isn’t by focusing on excessive and ineffective measures that will only make it easier for illegal traffickers to counterfeit legal products.

Canada's federal Health Minister Jane Philpott, right, pictured April 12 with her assistant deputy minister Hilary Geller at the Senate's Social Affairs Committee. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By ERIC GAGNON

PUBLISHED : Monday, June 5, 2017 12:00 AM

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