MLA Coleman calls for federal crackdown on marijuana greenhouse odour emissions

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Langley East MLA Rich Coleman, together with Delta South MLA Ian Paton, is calling for a federal crackdown on smelly marijuana greenhouses, saying they must either fix the problem or be closed down.

In a joint letter to federal Attorney General David Lametti and Health Minister Ginette Petitpas, the two Liberal MLAs said they are writing to “lodge a formal complaint” on behalf of their constituents about the “constant odour being emitted by licensed cannabis businesses in our riding.”

They argue that under the federal regulations, greenhouse operators who grow marijuana must do more to control odour emissions.

Coleman said the wording of the law is clear.

Under “good production practices” the regulations call for “a system that

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