The Trudeau government continues to support incomplete measures, such as more safe-injection and safe-supply sites, without supporting the other necessary social services.
The changing and evolving landscape of cannabis use has intensified the need for answers and has raised new questions.
The percentage may be too high for some, but the predicted escalation in the number of young people indulging in cannabis use as a result of legalization has not materialized.
The PMPRB’s recent experience, which saw the new guidelines challenged in court by the pharmaceutical industry, provides a glimpse of the challenge ahead.
Given what we now know about the insidious way cannabis regulation has historically been a vehicle for systemic racism in Canada, a legislative review without a racial equity impact assessment would be negligent.