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Aug 31, 2018

Matt Maurer speaks to Canadian Lawyer on the option for municipalities to opt out of Ontario’s retail cannabis plan

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Ontario is allowing some municipalities to opt out of the province’s cannabis retail plan, but will it ultimately hurt the communities that choose to do so?

Plans for the sale of recreational cannabis once it becomes legal Oct. 17 have been changing since the Ontario Progressive Conservative government took power in the province. Premier Doug Ford’s government has stated that it wants to allow private retailers to operate stores with government licences, but it would allow for municipalities to opt out of permitting brick-and-mortar stores in their communities. The final date of the opt-out period has not been set.

This article was originally published in Canadian Lawyer. To access the complete article, please visit the Canadian Lawyer website.

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