Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick

Select Committee on Cannabis

Public Consultations

The Select Committee on Cannabis, a Committee of the Legislative Assembly comprised of government and opposition Members, has been established to conduct public consultations on the legalization of recreational cannabis in New Brunswick.

The Report of the New Brunswick Working Group on the Legalization of Cannabis has been presented to help the select Committee inform New Brunswickers about the challenges and opportunities brought on by the legalization of recreational cannabis and to propose a model for what a legal cannabis industry could look like in New Brunswick. The Committee looks forward to receiving input from New Brunswickers on the proposed recreational cannabis model.

Public Hearings: Individuals or stakeholders wishing to make a presentation to the Committee should advise the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly by July 21, 2017.

The Committee will hold public hearings on the following dates and locations:

Grand Falls  Wednesday,
July 12
9 a.m. E. & P. Sénéchal Center, 60 Ouellette St.
Atholville Thursday,
July 13   
9 a.m. Alma Hall, 256 Notre-Dame St.
St. Stephen  Monday,
July 24
9 a.m. Garcelon Civic Center, 22 Budd Ave.
Saint John    Tuesday,
July 25 
9 a.m. Port Saint John, 111 Water St.
Moncton Wednesday,
July 26 
9 a.m. Delta Beauséjour, 750 Main St.
Miramichi  Thursday,
July 27
9 a.m. Rodd Miramichi River Hotel, 1809 Water St.
Fredericton Friday,
July 28 
9 a.m. Legislative Assembly, 706 Queen St.

Submit a Written Brief: Those not able to appear before the Committee are invited to submit a written brief to the address below by July 31, 2017. Written briefs may be submitted by e-mail, fax or online.

Office of the Clerk
Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 6000, Fredericton, N.B., E3B 5H1
Telephone: (506) 453-2506, Fax: (506) 453-7154
e-mail: Leg-consultations@gnb.ca

Discussion Paper

Report of the New Brunswick Working Group on the Legalization of Cannabis - June 2017
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