The Rocky Rollout of Legal Cannabis

Cannabis has been legal in Canada since last October, so why do more than 40 per cent of users still buy on the black market? To look at how the country and province handled the rollout of legal cannabis The Agenda welcomes Abi Roach, director of the Cannabis Friendly Business Association and owner of the Hot Box Café in Toronto, and the Globe and Mail's cannabis industry reporter Mark Rendell.
August 21, 2019 - 26:29

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What's on This Week

  • Mon
    Aug 19
    The Agenda in the Summer: Investing in Indigenous Education
    The Agenda discusses the positive effects of an investment in Indigenous education - for individuals and communities alike.
  • Tue
    Aug 20
    The Agenda in the Summer: Turmoil in Hong Kong
    The Agenda looks at the on-going pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
  • Wed
    Aug 21
    Agenda in the Summer
    The Agenda discusses the success or challenges of the roll-out to legal cannabis and why so many people are still buying on the black market.
  • Thu
    Aug 22
    The Agenda in the Summer: Lisa Taylor
    Nam Kiwanuka talks to Lisa Taylor, co-author of "The Talent Revolution: Longevity and the Future of Work," and how companies should be choosing from a varied talent pool.
  • Fri
    Aug 23
    The Agenda in the Summer: Gail Gallant; Ontario Hubs
    Nam Kiwanuka discusses the memoir "The Changing" with its author, Gail Gallant. The book describes Gallant's life in the shadow of her diseased sister.