Engaging on cannabis legalization and regulation in Canada: Taking stock of progress

Current status: Open

Opened on September 22, 2022 and will close to new input on November 21, 2022.

Gathering evidence and seeking perspectives from the public related to the impacts of the Cannabis Act is a key part of the legislative review process. The online engagement process will inform the Expert Panel’s assessment of the Act, and shape findings and recommendations resulting from the review. Submissions will be summarized in a What We Heard report; however, comments will not be attributed to any specific individual or organization. This report will be made public on canada.ca.

Join in: How to participate

Provide your feedback by completing an online questionnaire, which reflects the topics and questions outlined in the Engagement Paper, Taking stock of progress: Cannabis legalization and regulation in Canada and the accompanying questionnaire.

You are also encouraged to submit any evidence that you may have to support your responses.

Alternatively, you may participate by sending your written submission by November 21, 2022 to legreview-examenleg@hc-sc.gc.ca or by mailing your comments to:

Cannabis Act Legislative Review Secretariat
Health Canada
Address locator 0302I
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K9

Who is the focus of this engagement

Health Canada is seeking input from various groups across Canada, including:

Key questions for discussion

The online public engagement process is seeking your comments on the following themes related to the Cannabis Act:

Related information

A separate document, entitled Summary from engagement with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples: The Cannabis Act and its impacts, has also been prepared to support engagement with, and gather feedback from First Nations, Inuit and Métis in assessing the impacts of the Cannabis Act on Indigenous peoples and communities.

Contact us

Cannabis Act Legislative Review Secretariat
Health Canada
Address locator 0302I
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0K9
Email: legreview-examenleg@hc-sc.gc.ca

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