Media Advisory - Media Technical Briefing on Cannabis

OTTAWA, Oct. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - On Wednesday, October 10th, Government of Canada officials will host a media technical briefing related to the legalization of cannabis. The briefing will be for background information only and is not for attribution.

Following the briefing, officials will answer questions from the media.

Impairment, the Labour Code and Federal Workplace Policies
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT
Location: National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario

Lead Departments and Organizations: Employment and Social Development Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety


Access numbers / Toll free (Canada and U.S.): 1-877-413-4815  /  613-960-7526
Access Code: 6582037#

Media can dial-in 10 minutes before the start of each session.

Journalists who are not members of the National Press Gallery will require accreditation from the gallery in advance. For more information, contact Philippe Perrier at

Journalists who wish to obtain copies of the presentation materials, can register by sending an e-mail to:

SOURCE Government of Canada


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