How The Feds’ Pot Plan Could Trigger Home Insurance Claims

 Tuesday, January 9, 2018

 Canadian Underwriter

Canadian insurance claims professionals see social host liability issues at play when the federal government’s Cannabis Act comes into force. “If somebody goes to a home where cannabis is available because the homeowner is able to grow four plants, and the driver leaves the home impaired, that becomes a social host issue,” says CIAA president Monica Kuzyn. “It’s the whole alcohol issue, but it’s cannabis, and it’s more complex.” The Government of Canada is planning to bring its Cannabis Act into force by no later than July 2018.
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