Higher Education: Canada’s Colleges Set Marijuana Policies

By, Kate Robertson

With recreational cannabis legalization on its way to Canada on Oct. 17, 2018, many post-secondary institutions across the country have inked partnerships with licensed marijuana producers, funded research initiatives, and even launched new courses for students interested in joining the burgeoning industry.

But so far, very few campuses north of the border will allow cannabis consumption come legalization. On Sept. 12, 2018, representatives at the University of Alberta were expected to approve all 19 policy recommendations made by its cannabis working group, which include: