According to a press report, the Canadian government will soon introduce legislation to make the sale of marijuana legal.
Canada’s Health Minister Jane Philpott has pledged to keep marijuana out of the hands of children and profits out of the hands of criminals.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pushed for legalization during his campaign.
Medical use of marijuana is already legal in Canada. Some have argued that legal marijuana would reduce stress on Canada’s criminal justice system.
Yvad Billings, Readers Bureau, Fellow
Edited by Jesus Chan
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