Winnipeg premier Brian Pallister announced it would be illegal to consume cannabis edibles in public in Manitoba after they become legal.
- Baking your own cookies versus buying cookies retail wouldn’t matter. You can’t go out to the park and eat them,” Pallister said.
- The Winnipeg Free Press editorial board puzzled over how such a ban could possibly be enforceable.
Winnipeg Free Pres
- SheCann founder and MED activist Ashleigh Brown noted the law also applied to MED edibles. She vowed, “The minute the law passes I will be ingesting my medicinal cannabis on the steps of our legislature- in front of media.”
- REC retail conglomerates decried limits on the number of REC stores a single company may open in BC. BC Independent Cannabis Association president Courtland Sandover-Sly noted the rule was designed precisely to keep major corporations like those from dominating the market.
Business in Vancouver, Twitter—Courtland Sandover-Sly
- The second in a series of Telegraph features on Atlantic Canada after legalization focused on microcultivators, the use of MED in combatting addictions to other drugs, and the variety of companies waiting for edibles to become legal.
St. John’s Telegraph