Cannabis is legal: here’s everything Brampton residents need to know
Cannabis is legal: here’s everything Brampton residents need to know
Graphics by Joel Wittnebel, photo by Mansoor Tanweer

Cannabis is legal: here’s everything Brampton residents need to know


The City of Brampton, Brampton Fire and Emergency Services and Peel Regional Police gathered Tuesday for a question and answer period to provide one final push of information ahead of the official legalization of cannabis.

As of October 17, the law now allows smoking or vaping pot in a host of places where ordinary cigarette smoking is currently allowed, absent municipal bylaws to place further restrictions on it. Brampton City Council has yet to gather public feedback on the law and its potential impact on the city, never mind deciding what it will do about allowing private pot shops within the city’s borders—which could come as soon as April.

The Pointer breaks down the perspectives of Brampton officials and what legalization may mean for residents of the city.



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