A brief look at provincial approaches to recreational marijuana sales

QuickList Saskatchewan is the latest province to outline part of its plan for the sale of cannabis which is to be legalized across the country July 1. Here is a look at other provincial and territorial plans to date: – British Columbia has set the age of consumption at 19. Retail sales to be allowed through public and private stores. Retailers will have to get their supply of cannabis from the government’s wholesale distribution system used for alcohol. – Alberta plans to control the online sale of pot, but will leave over-the-counter sales to private operators. Details on how sales would work have yet to be determined. Private pot stores would have to be physically separate from stores selling alcohol, tobacco or pharmaceuticals, but how that would be legally defined…

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