Article by Charlie Smith, The Georgia Straight
Health Canada has unveiled its latest measure to monitor the pot market.
A new cannabis tracking system will be introduced to ensure that legal cannabis doesn’t end up in the illegal market.
According to the government, it will also prevent illegal weed from being sold through legal means.
“We have been clear about our objective of keeping profits out of the hands of criminals and organized crime,” Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair said in a news release.
He’s also promised “routine and unannounced inspections and rigorous personnel and physical security requirements”.