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Friday, August 31, 2018 / Categories: Events

Public Consumption of Cannabis Open House

Event date: 9/20/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Export event

We want your feedback on proposed regulations surrounding public consumption of cannabis in our community. 

Thursday, September 20
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Forest Interpretive Centre (3002 33 Street)

On August 21, Whitecourt Town Council provided first reading to Bylaw 1475-1 which outlines amendments to the Community Standards Bylaw to manage the consumption of cannabis in our community.   The Town of Whitecourt is proposing to prohibit consumption of cannabis in all public places.  Consumption of cannabis would therefore be limited to residences and private property.

At the open house you will have an opportunity to review details of Bylaw 1475-1, discuss proposed regulations with Council members and staff, and provide feedback on the proposed bylaw amendment.

For further details on the legalization of cannabis click here.