Article by Montreal Gazette
Quebec will hold two days of public consultations this week on how to regulate recreational marijuana.
The hearings, presided over by Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois, will take place Thursday (9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.) and Friday (8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at Montreal’s Palais des congrès.
Business groups, organizations and members of the public are being asked for their input as Canada gears up for the legalization of pot in July 2018.
Quebec has set up committees to establish provincial guidelines, with the aim of tabling a bill in the National Assembly this fall. The government says public consultations will help “fuel the process of reflection.”