Quebec’s conservative CAQ government called last month for even tighter limits on edibles (max 5 mg per edible) than Health Canada’s already strict dosage limits on ingestibles (max 10mg per package). Quebec’s 18 regional public health directors argued this week the province must go further, and called for Quebec to ban cannabis-infused soft drinks, juices, and sweetened beverages.
- Among their demands, the authors also recommended limiting the number of REC products for sale in Quebec in order to prevent industry from developing products attractive to children.
- They called for packages to include new warnings against pairing cannabis with alcohol, as well as numbers to call in case of excess intoxication.
Journal de Montréal—In French
- MED activists and supporters in the MED industry are pushing to make removing the MED excise tax an election issue.
- Spectrum Therapeutics is no longer paying Alberta’s 16.8% provincial excise tax on MED, explaining it only did so for one year to help patients adjust to the new tax.