Cannabis Excise Tax in Perspective – Presentation and Panel

Grass on the Hill - Summer Series

C3 is inviting the cannabis community to participate in our August 3, 2022 (1 pm EST) webinar featuring an in depth look into EY’s “Economic Analysis of Cannabis Excise Duties, Mark-ups and Regulatory Fees.”

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In recognition of the 4th anniversary of the legalization of adult-use cannabis, Licence Holders and industry supporters will gather in Ottawa this fall to press for urgent change. In support of Grass on the Hill Fall Session, the Cannabis Council of Canada is inviting you to participate in a preparatory webinar series. The first webinar, scheduled for August 3, 2022 (1 pm EST) will feature:

  • an in depth look into the impact of government taxes, fees and distributor mark-ups on licence
    holder finances;
  • a discussion with industry leaders on the advocacy path forward in support of industry financial
  • a call to action with advocacy tools and tactics for Licence Holders in the lead up to Grass on the Hill Fall Session.

Host and Moderator:

  • Rod Elliot, Senior Vice President, Global Public Affairs


  • Rami El-Cheikh, EY Parthenon | Corporate Strategy
  • Fred O’Riordan, National Leader, Tax Policy | Canadian Leader, Economics and Analytical
    Services, EY


  • Jenn Ayotte, CEO, Maricann
  • Paul Pedersen, CEO, Nextleaf Solutions
  • George Smitherman, President and CEO, Cannabis Council of Canada

Event Details

When: Aug 03, 2022

Where: Webinar