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Strategic Meeting of Council Feb. 6, 2017

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The Feb. 6, 2017, Strategic Meeting of Council included:

Legalization of Marijuana Education Session

Council received a presentation from the City of Denver on the city’s experiences, best practices, and lessons learned through the legalization of marijuana to help prepare council for The City of Calgary’s response to the new federal legislation. Included were legalization trends, licensing policy, oversight and coordination of city agencies, relationships with external stakeholders and impacts on the economy, tourism, youth perceptions, and overall challenges. Council also engaged in discussions on the topic with a panel of industry experts from Denver and Calgary.


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