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Cannabis Control and Licensing Act

To ensure the Province is prepared for the federal legalization of non-medical cannabis, the proposed Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (CCLA) establishes provincial control over the sale, supply and possession of non-medical cannabis and establishes licensing of private cannabis retailers, including registration and training requirements for those who will work in cannabis retail.

The Act also outlines restrictions on the possession, personal cultivation and consumption of cannabis by adults and prohibitions for minors. In addition, the Act includes an extensive compliance and enforcement regime to ensure legalization of non-medical cannabis prioritizes public health and safety.

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