Town of Bassano - Cannabis Legalization Survey

In preparation for the legalization of non-medical cannabis across Canada, the Town of Bassano is conducting a survey of its residents. The purpose of the survey is to better understand both the attitude of residents towards the subject, as well as where the Town can help its residents better understand the upcoming regulatory changes. By participating in this survey, you will be providing much needed input that will ultimately help Town staff and Council develop regulations for the retail sale and public consumption of cannabis in your community.

* 1. Which cacategory best describes you?

* 2. What aspects of cannabis legalization most interests or concerns you?

* 3. Overall, how concerned are you regarding the legalization of recreational cannabis?

* 4. The Town of Bassano has the ability to determine the general locations where recreational cannabis retail stores are located.  In your opinion, which locations are APPROPRIATE for recreational cannabis retail stores? (Check all that apply)

* 5. The Province of Alberta has recommended recreational cannabis retail stores be located a minimum distance of 100 metres from any Provincial Health Facility, School, or any parcel of land designated as a school reserve. Do you agree that the 100 metre distance is appropriate?

* 6. In your opinion, how far apart should the recreational cannabis retail stores be separated from each other?

* 7. In your opinion, how far from public parks and playgrounds should recreational cannabis retail stores be located?

* 8. The Government of Alberta has established rules to guide hours of operation for recreational cannabis retail stores, which are in line with liquor store operating hours. In Alberta, liquor stores are allowed to operate between 10 am and 2 am, seven days a week.

What should the operating hours of cannabis retail stores be?

* 9. The Government of Alberta has indicated that Albertans will be allowed to consume recreational cannabis in their homes and in public places where smoking and vaping tobacco is already permitted. The use of recreational cannabis will be banned in vehicles, in areas frequented by children, from hospital and school properties and from any place where smoking and vaping is restricted.

The Town of Bassano can further restrict the consumption of cannabis in public places.

Please select the places where you think it is unacceptable to consume recreational cannabis: (check all that apply)

* 10. Please select the places you feel are acceptable places for people to consume recreational cannabis: (check all that apply)