Yukon Presents Draft Plan For Regulating Legal Marijuana

Yukon Presents Draft Plan For Regulating Legal Marijuana

The territory offered more details about how marijuana will be legally sold and regulated.

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January 12, 2018
CBC News
Canada Legislation and regulation

Yukoners shouldn't expect to be sparking up a joint anywhere in public this summer, even after cannabis becomes legal. The Yukon government wants them to keep the weed at home.

The government on Thursday offered more details about how marijuana will be legally sold and regulated in the territory, starting later this year. Officials presented a summary of its draft Cannabis Control and Regulation Act, to be tabled in the Legislature later this winter.

It follows a framework document presented in November, that laid out some basic rules about how and where pot can be sold, grown or consumed, and by whom.

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