Iqaluit city council passes new cannabis bylaw

NEWS: Iqaluit October 11, 2018 – 1:30 pm

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ID: 61324 –>Iqaluit city council passed a new cannabis bylaw on Tuesday, Oct. 9, after fast-tracking the bylaw-reading process to ensure it was in place on Oct. 17, the day federal legislation that permits recreational cannabis consumption comes into effect. (PHOTO BY BRIAN SHAMBLEN/FLICKR CC-BY 2.0)
Iqaluit city council passed a new cannabis bylaw on Tuesday, Oct. 9, after fast-tracking the bylaw-reading process to ensure it was in place on Oct. 17, the day federal legislation that permits recreational cannabis consumption comes into effect. (PHOTO BY BRIAN SHAMBLEN/FLICKR CC-BY 2.0)

A new cannabis bylaw, passed by Iqaluit city council on Tuesday, will come into effect on Oct. 17, the day that the recreational consumption of cannabis will become legal under federal and territorial law.

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