Cannabis growers in BC are struggling under the recent heat wave, with temperatures in many parts of the province passing 40°C this past week.
At this stage, cannabis farmgate retail is more of an evolving business model than a regulatory reality. Judging from applicable regulations, reports, and conversations with government representatives, licensed producers, advocates, applicants and others, direct sales from the production site is the defining element of any farmgate operation.
Information provided by Statistics Canada shows a significant decline in cannabis-related charges following legalization. These declines are not a surprise, given the nature of legalization,
Employment protections for cannabis users vary between Canada and the U.S. Still, employers and employees in both nations continue to find themselves in precarious situations over worker rights. The matter becomes that much more complex when considering the rights of medical and adult-use consumers.