A Framework for the Legalization and
Regulation of Cannabis in Canada

Legal Cannabis 13 December 2016

The Final Report of the Task Force on
Cannabis Legalization and Regulation


Table of Contents

Foreward
Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Introduction
Our mandate
The Canadian context
A global perspective
Setting the frame
Public policy objectives
Engagement process
Guiding principles


Chapter 2: Minimizing Harms of Use
Introduction: a public health approach
Minimum age
Promotion, advertising and marketing restrictions
Cannabis-based edibles and other products
THC potency
Tax and price
Public education
Prevention and treatment
Workplace safety


Chapter 3: Establishing a Safe and Responsible Supply Chain
Introduction
Production
Distribution
Retail
Personal cultivation


Chapter 4: Enforcing Public Safety and Protection
Introduction
Illegal activities
Personal possession
Place of use
Impaired driving


Chapter 5: Medical Access
Introduction
One system or two?
Access
Affordability
Products
Public safety
Evidence and research


Chapter 6: Implementation
Capacity
Oversight
Co-ordination
Communication


Annex 1: Biographies of Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Members
Annex 2: Terms of Reference
Annex 3: Acknowledgements
Annex 4: Discussion Paper 'Toward the Legalization, Regulation and Restriction of Access to Marijuana'
Annex 5: Executive Summary: Analysis of consultation input submitted to the Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation


http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/task-force-marijuana-groupe-etude/framework-cadre/index-eng.php


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