Alberta finance minister says province to be prepared for legalized pot by 2018 deadline despite outstanding tax questions

With at least one province pushing the Trudeau government for an extension on the deadline for having regulations in place once marijuana is legalized in Canada, Alberta’s finance minister says his province is “going to be ready,” even though there are still significant details to be worked out.

“We’ve been already working very hard in Alberta – the Solicitor General and justice minister and health services have been focused on this,” Joe Ceci said after a meeting with his counterparts from other provinces and federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau in Ottawa on Monday.

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