The feds haven’t done enough to rein in the black market or mount strong public education campaigns.
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, seated centre, prepares to testify Feb. 1, 2018 before the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on C-46, the now-passed impaired-driving bill introduced alongside cannabis legalization legislation. Author Sen. Claude Carignan is pictured behind Mr. Goodale. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Last October, Canada became the first country after Uruguay to legalize recreational marijuana. To discuss some of the current policy considerations post-marijuana legalization, it is helpful to look back over this last year.
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A number of unions have registered as third party advertisers in the lead up to the October election, but PSAC, PIPSC and CUPW, all big spenders in 2015, haven't locked down their exact spending goals yet.
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