Canada Is Getting Weed Edibles After All

Canada is going to allow weed edibles a year after cannabis is legalized next July.

When the federal government first introduced the Cannabis Act, it said edibles will initially remain banned, to be regulated at a later date. But the Liberals changed their mind on that, following a vote by the Standing Committee on Health yesterday.

As reported by Lift News, the vote amended Bill C-45 aka the Cannabis Act to include "edibles containing cannabis" and "cannabis concentrates"—but the amendment won't come into effect until a year after legalization takes place.

Canada's black market for edibles carries everything from cookies, brownies, and gummies, to coffee, tea, sodas—even breakfast spreads. There are chefs who make gourmet, four-course meals infused with weed. Concentrates include shatter and other potent extracts.

In a written submission, Hydropothecary, a Quebec-based licensed producer, told the committee that not regulating edibles is leaving the door...

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