Mondaq Canada: Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences
On June 7, 2018, after more than six months of review, the Senate sent Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act (Bill), back to the House of Commons (House) with 46 amendments (Amendments).
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On June 19, 2018, the Senate voted to pass Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act. Senators voted 52-29, with two abstentions, to pass the final version of the Bill.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On June 13, 2018, the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA) released its draft Brand Process Guidelines (Guidelines) for stakeholder feedback.
Field LLP
Canada's plans for cannabis legalization are slowly rolling into focus. While many of the details of the regulatory framework are still under review ...
Field LLP
You're about to see some new businesses opening up around town: cannabis retail businesses.
Miller Titerle + Company LLP
With the proposed federal Cannabis Act (Bill C-45) having passed the Senate on June 8, 2018 with dozens of recommended amendments, the federal government's June 13 government order demonstrates the ongoing debate ...
Field LLP
In anticipation of the legalization of recreational cannabis in just a few months, Calgary's City Council has taken steps to limit cannabis use in public.
Rueters LLP
The legalization of cannabis in Canada is right around the corner with the proposed Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, slated for a final Senate vote.
Gowling WLG
Today, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) published the much-anticipated Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), which complements the Safe Food for Canadians Act passed in 2012.
McMillan LLP
The legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Canada, expected to take place this year, is a game-changer for lawyers, businesses, citizens and governments. It will have significant implications...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The CDA allows for both standalone, public retail stores, to be called BC Cannabis Stores and run by the BC Liquor Distribution Branch, and private retail sales of cannabis.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts, was approved by the Senate on June 7, 2018 by a vote of 56 to 30...
Prévost Fortin D'Aoust Attorneys
On March 3, 2012, two experienced emergency medical technicians (EMTs) responded to a call at Cadillac métro station, where an individual was threatening to commit suicide.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 7, 2018, the Senate passed Bill C-45, Canada's cannabis legalization bill, the Cannabis Act (Bill), but not before making a number of amendments.
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Devry Smith Frank LLP
Canada's proposed Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act, is expected to come into force on July 1, 2018, as will Ontario's Cannabis Act, 2017.
Torys LLP
The Senate passed Canada's draft Cannabis Act (Bill C-45) on June 7 but the Bill still faces a number of hurdles before it receives Royal Assent.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
After six months of study, Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, passed third reading in the Senate. The Senate voted to adopt the Bill with a total of 46 amendments.
Clyde & Co
Canada's federal Cannabis Act is expected to come into force late in the summer of 2018, effectively decriminalizing recreational use of marijuana
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In a 56-30 vote, the Senate of Canada has passed the Cannabis Act after a rough ride through the upper house. The bill passed differs from the version the House of Commons agreed to in November, 2017.
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During our recent seminars, we commented on the legal issues arising from the use of cannabis in the workplace and offered strategies to assist employers to comply with their obligations
Rueters LLP
The legalization of cannabis in Canada is right around the corner with the proposed Cannabis Act, Bill C-45, slated for a final Senate vote.
On August 1, 2018, the government's plan to legalize recreational marijuana will come into effect and employers will be faced with questions about how to manage cannabis in the workplace ...
Stewart McKelvey
Cannabis legalization is coming. The legislation is expected to pass by July with legalization becoming effective by September.
McLennan Ross LLP
We have written previously about Alberta's new legislative framework for legalized recreational cannabis and how it will affect businesses and the economy on a provincial level ...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The recreational cannabis industry has always existed. But, if all goes as planned, a new one will be born in Canada this summer, anointed with the blessing of the laws of the land.
McInnes Cooper
As the target date for the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada draws near, employers are feeling the heat to prepare for the workplace implications of recreational cannabis use.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Gupta v. William Osler Health System, the Divisional Court provides clarity on relevant considerations when deciding whether to revoke a physician's privileges by reason of disruptive and inappropriate conduct.
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Canada's federal Cannabis Act is expected to come into force late in the summer of 2018, effectively decriminalising recreational use of marijuana.
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