The Role of Risk Management in Regulation

We live in a society that assumes risks can be both anticipated and controlled. If there is a failure to foresee and prevent harm (to fail to control the risk) […]

Feds Not Just Blowing Smoke: Recreational Marijuana to be Legal by July 1, 2018

Less than twenty-four hours after being called out by a candidate for the leadership of the NDP, CBC News has reported that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government plans on introducing legislation in early April 2017 with the intention of legalizing recreational marijuana by July 1, 2018.

According to the CBC report, the new legislation will “broadly follow” the final recommendations of the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization, providing landlords and retail marijuana business owners with some clues as to what the final regulatory system will look like.