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Exploring the environmental impacts of cannabis cultivation

Friday, June 22, 2018 @ 12:54 PM | By Selina Lee-Andersen

With the passage of Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act) by the House of Commons and Senate this week, Canada is on the verge of becoming the first G-7 country to legalize recreational cannabis. With the imminent legalization of cannabis, attention is turning to the business of cannabis. In its 2018 Cannabis Report, Deloitte estimates that the total cannabis market in Canada (including medical, legal and illegal recreational products) is expected to generate up to $7.17 billion in total sales in 2019.

The legalization of cannabis will...