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Cannabis laws you need to know

By Chief Warren Gherasim, Corman Park Police Service

On October 17, 2018, the Federal Government enacted legislation which legalized the possession and consumption of Cannabis in Canada. That law then enabled each province to legislate restrictions around how it will be possessed and consumed in each jurisdiction. Saskatchewan enacted the Cannabis Control Act, which effectively makes the use and possession of Cannabis similar to how we use and possess alcohol.

A good rule of thumb for those of you not prepared to read the Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act or the Cannabis Control Act is treat Cannabis much the same way you would alcohol, with some differences. Continue reading “Cannabis laws you need to know”