Legalization of Cannabis in Canada

Course Code: SOCI 2011

Academic Year: 2023-2024

Canada has become the first G7 country to legalize cannabis, and the world is watching. Using a sociological policy-oriented approach, this course provides students with an understanding of the various effects that the legalization of marijuana in Canada will have on society, in terms of such things as public health, public finances, and public safety. This course will examine the impact of legalization on the country's international treaty commitments, interprovincial relations, taxation and regulatory regimes, as well as its social and public health policies.