Former B.C. health minister counts himself among the cannabis-curious

Plenty has changed since former B.C. health minister Terry Lake took a job in the cannabis industry in 2017 and recreational pot became legal last October.

In his new role as vice-president of corporate social responsibility and communications for Quebec-based Hexo Corp., he is meeting more people who have turned to the plant for health and wellness or to just “add a little around the edges,” rather than alter their minds, he said.

After plenty of contemplation and research, he now counts himself among them, using CBD, the non-psychoactive cannabinoid in cannabis, daily.

“I’m trying to judge for myself whether or not it’s more at