While the federal legislation outlines broad policy, the provinces have a role in determining how cannabis will be distributed and consumed. Other areas of focus are to keep profits away from criminals, keep cannabis out of the hands of children and youth, and protect roads, workplaces and public health.
Albertans are invited to learn more about cannabis and to share their input which will inform how Alberta adapts to legalization.
Have your say on cannabis legalization (June 2, 2017)
Minister Kathleen Ganley responds to federal legislation (April 13, 2017)
Minister travels to Colorado to research cannabis policies (October 18, 2016)