The government hasn’t put enough effort into public-education campaigns, and won’t push for more stringent employer drug-testing. That puts Canadians at risk.
Bill Blair, the minister responsible for the Cannabis Act, speaks with reporters in the House foyer on Oct. 14, 2018, three days before recreational cannabis legalization began. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
It’s been nearly three months since the legalization of cannabis, and there is much to be concerned about. Many of these concerns were highlighted to the government before legalization, on Oct. 17, 2018, while some are new.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner