Cannabis has become a hot topic recently with the legalization of recreational cannabis slated to come into effect in 2018. Although cannabis is not new to Canada, the news articles and public information that is becoming available to the general public has grown exponentially. This increasingly popular topic, along with the fast-paced nature of the industry, has resulted in an abundance of conflicting and confusing information being disseminated.
This course has been designed to assist in debunking some of the common myths and inaccuracies by providing factual and current information about where cannabis started, and we are at today.
David Brown has been studying and covering cannabis policy in Canada since 2012 and is the former Communications Director at Lift Cannabis and former Editor in Chief at Lift Cannabis News, where he was a founding partner. Brown wrote the “History of Cannabis in Canada” course prior to his current role as Senior Policy Advisor to Health Canada’s Cannabis Legalization and Regulation Secretariat, where he advises on legalization policy.