7/1 is the new 4/20: Canada to legalize marijuana by July 2018

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the government will legalize recreational pot use in Canada as of July 1, 2018. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould alluded that the legislation would be introduced in the springtime, with an anonymous source confirming the week of April 10th. Raybould promised the legislation would legalize but also strictly regulate and restrict access to marijuana.

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In order to meet our commitment to legalize, the legislation will need to pass through the parliamentary process in a timely fashion. — Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould Under the new laws, adults would be able to carry 30 grams of pot and grow up to 4 of their own marijuana plants. More potent cannibas would be taxed higher than weaker strains, and pot would not be sold in places with alcohol or tobacco products. Snoop Dogg chimed in with a tweet as soon as he heard the news. Snoop Dogg tweet. Canada would be the first and largest developed country to dismantle pot prohibition laws and legalize recreational pot use.

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