Questions remain as edible cannabis legalization in Canada looms

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WATCH (video at source): Despite being expected to be legalized by October 17, 2019, Health Canada says regulations are still being drafted for edible cannabis products and extracts. Callum Smith explains.

With a new phase of legalization for additional cannabis products looming, there’s still no word from Health Canada about finalized regulations.

Buying and selling edible cannabis, extracts and topical products is set to become legal “no later than October 17, 2019,” according to the federal institution.

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No specific date about finalized regulations has been set, and when Global News asked when legislation could be finalized, we received the same response: “no later than October 17, 2019.”

Public consultation over proposed regulations closed in February. And while the marketing and communications senior vice-president of Organigram says the

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