International Cannabis Solutions – Reaction to Ontario’s Plans for Legalized Cannabis

We believe the cannabis industry as a whole has a responsibility to help our legislators in every way possible to arrive an encompassing evidenced based approach, maintaining public safety to achieve the Ontario Government’s ambitions for both medical and responsible well- educated adult use markets

International Cannabis Solutions, based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; has a global reach with an expert team with over 150 years of cumulative experience in healthcare, education, pain management, addiction medicine, pharmacology, and more specifically, Cannabis and Cannabinoid knowledge. We are uniquely positioned to address the Federal Government’s Cannabis Task Force recommendations and needs analysis findings to provide evidenced based knowledge and consultancy for all levels of government within Canada and globally.

Following the Ontario provincial government’s announcement of a framework for legal cannabis sales and use, International Cannabis Solutions Incorporated would like to offer the following statements:

We applaud the Ontario governments recognition of the time sensitive nature of this initiative and their commitment to meet the Canadian Federal Governments time line for legalization of Cannabis in Canada July, 1st, 2018

Keeping the age at which an individual can legally obtain cannabis at 19 (i.e. in line with alcohol purchase) is a prudent move. First, it reduces the risk of co-ingestion also it creates a preventive framework for youth. Protecting the developing brains of our next generation (our youth) is imperative.

We are encouraged by the Ontario government’s commitment to education, as it is necessary not only to mitigate risk, but also to educate the general public on the features, benefits and responsible use associated with cannabis to make informed decisions. Educational programming should ‘evidenced based’ where possible at all times.

We encourage a further look to successful international development in the industry as part of “The Ontario Government” ongoing process, ie. Portugal, The Netherlands.

“We believe the cannabis industry as a whole has a responsibility to help our legislators in every way possible to arrive an encompassing evidenced based approach, maintaining public safety to achieve the…

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