We’ve come a long way. Marijuana policy is changing all over the world, and we have an important opportunity to advocate for sensible marijuana regulations starting on June 10th in Vancouver. If you want to include yourself in the leading edge of change, sign up to speak at the public hearings right here!
While we broadly support the new regulations, Sensible BC is still looking for patients and advocates to help push for key changes before the current proposal becomes law.We need your help to put pressure on Vancouver City Council.
Here are some of our key concerns about the legislation:
- Local access: The zoning boundaries and buffer zones would force many dispensaries to either move or close. The regulations will also push all of the dispensaries out of the Downtown Eastside.
- A ban on edibles, restricting access to patients who prefer their medicine as food rather than smoking
- A new $35,000+ annual fee for dispensaries