Pot lobbying to remain high in wake of legalization, insiders say
There’s likely to be a lot of ‘jockeying’ from interested groups, as rules around non-smokeable products are still undecided.
A worker inspects plants at the Tweed cannabis plant in Smiths Falls, Ont., one of several cannabis companies that have sprouted up in the years prior to legalization. Consultants and industry insiders predict lobbying isn’t likely to taper off after pot is legal on Oct. 17, suggesting it will instead climb as groups jockey to tweak existing law and inform new regulations ahead of a 12-month deadline to legalize other forms, like edibles. The Hill Times file photograph