POT LEGALIZATION IN CANADA: ONE YEAR LATER – OCTOBER 16 2019

Libby Znaimer is joined by Michael Armstrong, Associate Professor at the Goodman School of Business at Brock University and Omar Khan, National Cannabis Sector Lead at Hill+Knowlton Strategies.

Tomorrow, October 17, marks the first year of pot legalization here in Canada.

Given that we’ll be going to the polls in a few days, It’s worth remembering that this is widely seen as the promise that won a majority government for the Liberals in 2015. From the very beginning the rollout seemed to come with its fare share of challenges. There were issues of cannabis supply shortages, a delay in legal store openings and the industry still seems to be facing fierce competition with the black market.

Do you think that the rollout of Marijuana in Ontario and the rest of the country was successful?


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