Protecting Personal Information: Cannabis Transactions

Cannabis is illegal in most places outside of Canada. The personal information of users is therefore very sensitive. Some countries may deny entry to people who have purchased cannabis. This guide was created to help cannabis retailers/purchasers understand their rights and obligations under PIPA.

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Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for BC (OIPC)
produced in
2018
last reviewed
October 2018 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
manuals & books
tags
cannabis, cannabis laws, marijuana, possession of marijuana, purchasing marijuana, purchasing cannabis, cannabis retailers, cannabis purchasers, weed, pot