The strict rules could mean the black market will explode. And they will almost certainly mean that industry will defy regulations
In 2015, the Liberals were trying to convince Canadians that legalizing cannabis would make our country a leader in the field. Given how strict the rules on edible cannabis products will be, it seems the Liberals are the ones who need convincing.
But will Canadian consumers respond to grocers’ invitations to save the planet?
Metro and Loblaws have launched initiatives to reduce the amount of packaging being used in the food industry. It’s a matter of time before Sobeys delivers as well. But will consumers respond to our grocers’ environmental ambitions? For now, the jury is out.