With a cannabis age of 21, what will happen to Quebec’s young cannabis workers?
As of New Year’s Day, Quebecers under 21 won’t be legally allowed to do anything with cannabis — buy it, smoke it or eat it. That puts a small number of young Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) store employees — those who will be underage at the end of this year — in a strange position. “At that time, we will have a handful of employees who are under 21,” says SQDC spokesperson Fabrice Giguère. “We have some now whose birthdays are between now and Jan.