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Cannabis Act

Version of section 23 from 2023-04-27 to 2024-04-01:


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

      • (i) 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 undertaking, or

      • (ii) an online undertaking, as defined in that subsection 2(1), that is lawful under that Act, in respect of the retransmission of programs over the Internet, other than the broadcasting of a promotion that is inserted by the 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.

  • 2018, c. 16, s. 23
  • 2023, c. 8, s. 35

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