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House Government Bill
42nd Parliament, 1st Session
December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019
Text of the Bill
C-45
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An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts
Short Title
Cannabis Act
Statute of Canada
2018, c. 16
Last Stage Completed
Royal Assent (2018-06-21)
Progress: Royal Assent
 
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Cannabis : éviter le piège américain. Richard He´tu. Actualité, 42(11):13-14, août 2017
  • Cannabis : the road to legalization. Gareth Morley. Inroads, 41:20-24, Summer/Fall 2017
  • Cannabis legislation fails to protect Canada's youth . Diane Kelsall. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal , 189(21), 2017
  • Cannabis, reconciliation, and the rights of Indigenous peoples : prospects and challenges for cannabis legalization in Canada. Konstantia Koutouki & Katherine Lofts. Alberta Law Review, 56(3):709-728, 2019
  • Lawyer warns cannabis bill [C-45] is constitutionally flawed and harmful. Cristin Schmitz. The Lawyer's Daily, September 12, 2017
  • Legal cannabis : five things you need to know about "edibles". James Munro. The Lawyer's Daily, 2017
  • Légalisation du cannabis : quel modèle retenir ?. Philippe Hurteau. Institut de recherche et d'informations socioéconomiques, 2017
  • Liberalization of marijuana? : not for foreign nationals trying to enter Canada. Jacqueline R. Bart and Carrie Wright. The Lawyer's Daily, 2017
  • Measuring Canada's cannabis economy.. Economist, 426(9074), 2018
  • Minors buy e-cigs online with ease : what about pot ?. Roger Collier. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association Journal, 189(34):E1103-E1104, August 28, 2017
  • No logo for cannabis . Doug Beazley . Canadian Bar Association , 2017
  • Ottawa unveils Charter defence of proposed cannabis legislation. Cristin Schmitz. The Lawyer's Daily, 2017
  • Parents : gare au cannabis qui traîne ! . Marine Corniou. Québec science , 57(3):10 , Octobre-novembre 2018
  • Prometheus re-bound : a long-time marijuana activist tries to make sense of Canada’s new cannabis capitalism. John Akpata. CCPA monitor, 24(6):18-24 , March/April 2018
  • Sin tax on cannabis disproportionately hurts medical users. Beverly Gilbert and David Wood. The Lawyer's Daily, 2017
  • The future of legal pot : part 1 : the public health perspective . Roger Collier . CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal , 189(22):E788-E789 , June 5, 2017
  • The future of legal pot : part II : the concerns of growers and advocates . Roger Collier . CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal , 189(22):E790-E791 , June 5, 2017
  • Updated: Liberals drop controversial height restriction on homegrown pot plants . Cristin Schmitz. The Lawyer's Daily , 2017
  • Uruguayan pharmacies will start selling cannabis. Economist, 423(9039):32, May 4, 2017
  • What really happened after Colorado legalized marijuana? . Lauren Vogel. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal , 190(41):E1237-E1238 , October 15, 2018
  • Why support a separate medical access framework for cannabis?. Elizabeth A. Cairns and Melanie EM Kelly . CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal, 189(28):E927-E928, July 17, 2017
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