With October 17th, 2018 set as the date for legalization of cannabis by the Government of Canada - and the Cannabis Framework determined by the Government of Alberta - the town of Olds must address and prepare for the upcoming sale of recreational cannabis in the community. The feds and the province will legalize the growing, distribution, sale and use of recreational cannabis - however, municipalities must amend land use bylaws to enable cannabis retail businesses in their communities.
Town Of Olds - Preparing For Cannabis Regulations With Public Survey
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