PR Blitz Coincides with Public Ban of Edibles – LPC The Government of Manitoba will spend about $450,000 telling residents to “Point Out the Pot”. The series of brochures and ads underlines the importance of warning people any cannabis when passing out edibles. The PR campaign will also remind people to keep edibles and all…

Province Also Officially Bans Certain Edibles, Restricts Public Consumption – LPC A year after Quebec tabled Bill 2, the province passed the bill to raise the cannabis consumption age to 21. That portion of the law will take effect January 1, 2020. The vote follows up on a Coalition Avenir Québec’s (CAQ) campaign promise to…

Superior Court Judge Overturns Homegrown Cannabis Ban – LPC A Quebec Superior Court Judge has ruled that the province’s homegrown cannabis ban is unconstitutional. That means residents are now free to cultivate up to four cannabis plants at home, the federal maximum. Judge Manon Lavoie said that the homegrown cannabis ban infringed on the jurisdiction…

Cannabis Act “Leaves Behind” Indigenous Communities Says Cree Nation Chief – LPC Indigenous leaders across Canada feel the Cannabis Act leaves them behind with First Nations cannabis rules still to be determined. The CBC reports that “Ottawa initially cut First Nations out of the cannabis regulatory and revenue-sharing regime”. Revenues are split 75/25 between the…

“Outside Lands” Largest Legal Cannabis Festival in State So Far – LPC California is taking a bottom-up approach to cannabis festival permitting. Even though cannabis was legalized in the state in 2016, there are regulations. It cannot be consumed in public, and it can’t be sold outside of licensed dispensaries. However, special events can apply…