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Opinion | BY GEORGE SMITHERMAN | February 13, 2023
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has a chance to change the tax and regulatory structure conceived for cannabis that has made it nearly impossible for any company of any size to have a consistently positive cash flow, writes George Smitherman. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GEORGE SMITHERMAN | February 13, 2023
Opinion | BY GEORGE SMITHERMAN | February 13, 2023
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has a chance to change the tax and regulatory structure conceived for cannabis that has made it nearly impossible for any company of any size to have a consistently positive cash flow, writes George Smitherman. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY GEORGE SMITHERMAN | July 7, 2021
The weight limits placed on the amount of legal cannabis beverages a person can purchase represents a lost opportunity, including the ability to promote the responsible consumption of cannabis products, writes George Smitherman, president of the Cannabis Council of Canada. Photograph courtesy of Canopy Growth Company
Opinion | BY GEORGE SMITHERMAN | July 7, 2021
Opinion | BY GEORGE SMITHERMAN | July 7, 2021
The weight limits placed on the amount of legal cannabis beverages a person can purchase represents a lost opportunity, including the ability to promote the responsible consumption of cannabis products, writes George Smitherman, president of the Cannabis Council of Canada. Photograph courtesy of Canopy Growth Company
Opinion | BY GEORGE SMITHERMAN | April 28, 2021
The continued taxation of medicinal cannabis seems incongruent with the stated values and progressive actions of the government, writes George Smitherman, president of the Cannabis Council of Canada. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay/Michael Moriarty
Opinion | BY GEORGE SMITHERMAN | April 28, 2021
Opinion | BY GEORGE SMITHERMAN | April 28, 2021
The continued taxation of medicinal cannabis seems incongruent with the stated values and progressive actions of the government, writes George Smitherman, president of the Cannabis Council of Canada. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay/Michael Moriarty