Blog: Canada’s plan to legalize and regulate marijuana

A new post on Canada’s marijuana plan.

On April 20th, or 4/20 – the annual day of celebration in cannabis culture, Canada’s Health Minister Jane Philpott announced that the Liberal government plans to table legislation to legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana by Spring of 2017. The announcement was made during a United Nations General Assembly on drug use, drug-related crime and global drug policy. Health Minister Philpott acknowledged that the Liberal’s plan “challenges the status quo in many countries”, but stated that we are all ultimately working for the same shared objective: to protect our citizens.

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