Cannabis Bill: Insights from the U.S. and Portugal

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Cannabis Bill: Insights from the U.S. and Portugal

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – May 3, 2018:

Witnesses from Portugal and the American states of Alaska, Colorado, and Washington discuss their jurisdictions’ experience with the legalization of cannabis or decriminalization of drugs.

Participating in the committee’s study on Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, are the Serviço de Intervenção nos Comportamentos Aditivos e nas Dependências’ (SICAD – Portugal) Dr. Manuel Cardoso and Ana Sofia Santos; Springs Rehabilitation’s Dr. Kenneth Finn; Alaska Department of Health and Social Services’ Dr. Jay Butler; as well as Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board’s Rick Garza.