Legal Challenge Seeks To Overturn Quebec Ban On Cannabis T-shirts, Other Products
Quebec’s ban on the sale of cannabis-themed products is too broad and inhibits legitimate freedom of expression, the lawyer for a head shop challenging the law argued Thursday.
Michael Chevalier told a Quebec Superior Court judge that the provincial government hasn’t proven banning the sale of all products that reference cannabis is necessary to achieve its goal of preventing the public — particularly young people — from being harmed by the drug.
And he said there need to be exceptions to the sweeping law, which bans the sale of everything from books to apparel and other products with images of cannabis leaves or slogans related to the drug.
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