On October 17, 2019, new regulations under the federal Cannabis Act came into force that established rules for the legal production and sale of three new classes of marijuana: edibles, extracts and topical products.
Almost six months after our first article on the Promotion of Cannabis on Social Media was originally published, federal licence holders have now received further guidance from Health Canada regarding the regulatory prohibitions on the promotion of cannabis, cannabis accessories, and cannabis-related services in an online context.
On October 17, the federal government legalized recreational marijuana use. At the same time, Ontario’s provincial government enacted the Cannabis Act and amended related legislation. Employers are rightly concerned about the possible impacts on the workplace.