The feds haven’t done enough to rein in the black market or mount strong public education campaigns.
The federal government attributes issues with the new legal cannabis supply chain to local problems with distribution and retail.
Minister Bill Blair talks about the federal government's goals for cannabis policy in 2019, draft regulations on edibles, privacy concerns, and expungement.
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.
FCM is calling for federal leadership to ensure municipalities have the financial tools to fully put in place federal cannabis policy.