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Health and life insurance issues surrounding legalization of cannabis

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 11:55 AM | By Mylany David and Richard Provost

The government of Canada recently announced that Bill C-45 on the legalization of recreational cannabis (Cannabis Act) and its regulations will officially come into force on Oct. 17, 2018. In this context, the insurance sector only has a few months to adapt to this new legislative framework. This second article in a two-part series provides an overview of the main risks and coverage issues related to the legalization of cannabis that will need to be assessed by damage insurers. (Read part one here.)

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