20190228 - Up in Smoke:Under the Influence. Changes to the Criminal Code and the New Cannabis Act – Impact on Immigration

$75.00

Up in Smoke – Under the Influence.

Changes to the Criminal Code and the New Cannabis Act – Impact on
Immigration
     

 

 

Presenter/s: Richard Kurland LL.B, Jennifer Tobe LL.B. and Dani Willetts RCIC

 

Date: 28 February 2019

 

Time: 5 pm to 8:15 pm Pacific

 

Location: 300, 909 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC

 

Type: Seminar, Webinar and recording

 

Price: $75.00

 

CPD approved/pending:

 

  • ICCRC - 3 CPD hours approved, expires 27 August 2019
  • LSBC  - 3 CPD hours approved, attendance to this course will provide you with 20 minutes of ethics and professional responsibility component for your BC Law Society reporting.
  • For Alberta lawyers, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development Plan as required by the Law Society of Alberta.

 

 

Outline – Up in Smoke: Under the Influence. Changes to the Criminal Code and the New Cannabis Act – Impact on Immigration

 

  • Criminal Inadmissibility Immigration options and penalties
    • Legislative References
    • Criminality versus Serious Criminality
    • Dividing statutes into elements
    • Equating Foreign Offences to Canadian Offences (in brief)
    • Changes to the Criminal Code
    • Impact of the changes
  • Remedies
  • The Cannabis Act  Border Issues
    • Legal carrying limits
    • Legal dispensaries and ordering online
    • Driving and Impaired Driving
    • Minors
    • Illicit Cannabis
    • Illicit Dispensaries
  • Impact on different Immigration Categories
  • Medical vs non-medical
  • Growing 4 plants
  • Looking forward – testing the new provisions
  • Ethical considerations
  • Comments from Richard Kurland
  • Q/A