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Navigating Canada’s Cannabis Legalization

The legalization of cannabis for recreational use in Canada has required employers, regardless of the size of the organization or work being performed, to update workplace safety, as well as drug and impairment, policies and procedures.

To better understand this new landscape, the Canadian Chamber has compiled a list of agencies and contacts that are able to provide guidance for businesses requiring legal expertise.

The following is for informational purposes only and should not in any way be construed as legal advice or a recommendation on which particular firm to use.


Dentons' global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size in 173 locations serving 77 countries.

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For more information on Dentons’ work in the area of cannabis, please visit


Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a full-service Canadian law firm. With almost two hundred years of history going back to the 1823 founding of McMaster Gervais, it is the oldest and largest law firm in the country, with offices in Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Calgary

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To read more about BLG and their work in the area of cannabis, please visit


Fasken is a full-service law firm with offices in Canada, the U.K., South Africa and China. They work with clients around the globe, offering expertise in legal issues affecting all types of industry, government and individual objectives.

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For more about Fasken, please visit here.


Other Resources

Webinar: Cannabis in the Workplace

Canada’s Emerging Cannabis Sector: Helping Businesses Grow

AGM Cannabis Panel Discussion