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Blair launches nationwide tour to discuss pot legalization, regulation

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 11:28 AM | By Elisa Birnbaum

Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, has started a cross-country tour to discuss the legalization and regulation of cannabis.

The former Toronto police chief will be meeting with Canadians and various stakeholders on the government’s commitment to legalizing, strictly regulating and restricting access to cannabis.

The government has committed to keep cannabis out of the hands of children and the profits out of the hands of criminals.

“I look forward to meeting with Canadians from across the country to hear their perspectives...