On October 17, 2018, the 95-year old prohibition on cannabis will be lifted. Over the next 17 weeks, the Provinces and Territories will finalize their corresponding legislation. We strongly encourage employers to begin educating employees now on how your workplace will address recreational and medical cannabis use by adults. Educating management and staff on these issues to manage expectations is a critical component of a smooth transition.
17 Weeks and Counting....
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Canada just legalized marijuana. That has big implications for US drug policy. https://t.co/Bk6krlk3OS— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) June 20, 2018
BREAKING: Canada is legalizing cannabis. The marijuana legalization bill has officially passed.— Cormac Mac Sweeney (@cmaconthehill) June 19, 2018
In an historic vote of 52 to 29 the Senate approved the legislation. Legalization is set to take effect in 2-3 months. The official date will be determined by the government #cdnpoli
NEW: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau announced that marijuana will be legal nationwide on October 17. “We will soon have a new system in place, one that keeps cannabis out of the hands of our kids, and keeps profits away from organized crime.” https://t.co/PuL9LzkZPe pic.twitter.com/sxpTOPuoX1— ABC News (@ABC) June 20, 2018
Companies that routinely throw liquor-fuelled holiday parties will soon have to grapple with recreational cannabis use. https://t.co/h5tSWTzETI— Globalnews.ca (@globalnews) June 12, 2018
Some will choose to panic about cannabis in the workplace, the rest will choose the basic common sense of not going to work high. The same way most of us are currently cautious about work and alcohol, we use common sense. Panickers are pests https://t.co/7qcit82JsC— drex (@drex) June 13, 2018