The Government of Quebec is holding public consultation meetings regarding how the province should marijuana when it becomes legalized in 2018.
Quebec’s Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois will be traveling to different regions of the province from August 22 to September 12, 2017.
In April 2017, the federal government introduced the Cannabis Act. The Act will legalize and regulate marijuana across the country by July 2018. However, the plan is calling on provinces and territories to create a framework in order to regulate distribution, sale, and consumption of cannabis.
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Online consultations will also take place from August 21 to September 12, 2017, during which citizens and representatives of organizations will be able to answer a questionnaire or file a document about their opinions on the legalization process.
According to the Government of Quebec, the purpose of these consultations is to hear different organizations involved in the issues arising from the cannabis framework and to hear citizen’s opinions on the important decisions to be taken regarding the management of cannabis in the province.