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Joint Venture: A Blueprint for Federal and Provincial Marijuana Policy

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April 20, 2016
Joint Venture: A Blueprint for Federal and Provincial Marijuana Policy

Canada’s budding legal marijuana market requires federal-provincial cooperation in order to succeed, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Joint Venture: A Blueprint for Federal and Provincial Marijuana Policy,” author Anindya Sen argues that the federal government should retain powers over health and safety regulations, and provinces should have the freedom to design their own distribution systems.

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Anindya Sen, Professor of Economics and Director of the Master of Public Service, University of Waterloo
Anindya Sen

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