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Cannabis Act

Version of section 23 from 2018-10-17 to 2023-04-26:

Marginal note:Publication, etc. of prohibited promotions

  •  (1) It is prohibited to publish, broadcast or otherwise disseminate, on behalf of another person, with or without consideration, any promotion that is prohibited by any of sections 17 to 22.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsection (1) does not apply

    • (a) in respect of the distribution for sale of an imported publication;

    • (b) in respect of broadcasting, as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Broadcasting Act, by a distribution undertaking, as defined in that subsection 2(1), that is lawful under that Act, other than the broadcasting of a promotion that is inserted by the distribution undertaking; and

    • (c) in respect of a person that disseminates a promotion if they did not know, at the time of the dissemination, that it includes a promotion that is prohibited under any of sections 17 to 22.

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