Justice and Public Safety

May 25, 2018

Media Advisory: Ministers Osborne and Parsons to Discuss Cannabis Legislation

The Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board, and the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, will be available to the media to discuss legislation related to the legalization of non-medical cannabis in Newfoundland and Labrador. The availability will take place in St. John’s on Monday, May 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the Media Centre, Ground Floor, East Block, Confederation Building.

A technical briefing for media will be provided at 11:00 a.m., also in the Media Centre.

Media planning to attend are asked to pre-register via email ( or telephone 709-729-4266. Those who do not pre-register will have to proceed through the visitor entrance to access Confederation Building. All registered media will have access through the northeast entrance.

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Media contacts
Marc Budgell
709-729-2477, 689-0430

Lesley Clarke
Justice and Public Safety
709-729-6985, 699-2910

2018 05 25                             4:00 p.m.