TRUDEAU GOVERNMENT FORMS MARIJUANA TASK FORCE

Jun 30, 2016

By Bob Komsic

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Former deputy prime minister Anne McLellan will lead a nine-member task force to advise the Trudeau government on how to go about legalizing marijuana.
Anne McLellan
McLellan, who also served as a health and justice minister, will lead the task force, which will report to the government by November.
The Liberals are expected to introduce legislation in the spring of next year.
Philpott Raybould
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is reminding Canadians police will continue to enforce current laws until then.
Health Minister Jane Philpott warned of the health and safety risks, especially to children and youth.
The government’s also launched online consultations, inviting Canadians to comment until the end of August.
Other members of the task force include:
Dr. Mark Ware
Dr. Susan Boyd
Dr. Perry Kendall
Dr. Barbara von Tigerstrom
Dr. Catherine Zahn
George Chow
Marlene Jesso
Rafik Souccar
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