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.
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.
On October 17, 2018, the federal government’s Cannabis Act comes into force, ushering in a new regulatory model for the possession and use of certain types of cannabis. At the same time, provincial governments will enact their own provincial cannabis statutes, such as Ontario’s Cannabis Act.