Cities crack down on cannabis rules on the eve of legalization

By Gordon Lambie

Just under one month before the October 17 legalization date for cannabis in Canada, local municipalities are buckling down to determine how best to address the change in laws. At Monday night’s city council meeting in Sherbrooke, Public Security Committee President Danielle Berthold presented a series of new restrictions on public use of Marijuana. Although provincial law already restricts the use of cannabis in public places by making the practice illegal in any place where it is already against the law to smoke tobacco, the city’s proposed actions take the restrictions further. See full story in the Thursday, September 20 edition of The Record.

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