Calgary wants to be ready for cannabis cafés—even if they aren’t legal yet.
While Canadian adults can make and consume their own marijuana edibles, they’re not legal for sale just yet. However, the federal government is expected to regulate cannabis-infused snacks and drinks sometime next year, once the provinces have had time to smooth out the wrinkles in their current recreational marijuana regulations. And once that happens, Calgary wants to be ready.
“October 17 was certainly a big day but was not the finish line. This is the next big piece on our radar,” Matt Zablonski, the leader of Calgary’s recreational cannabis program, told the Calgary Herald, referring to the date cannabis was legalized in Canada and the prospect of cannabis cafés in the city. “There’s probably just as much work if not more