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Toke Up, Eh! Canada Poised for Historic Marijuana-Legalization Law


The bundle of bills tabled Thursday in the House of Commons mark the start of a lengthy process which the government hopes to have completed by July 2018.

The outlet points out that the details of the bill could change as the bill works its way through Parliament, adding that if the legislation passes, it could be illegal under global law, which still favors prohibition.

The proposed laws come after a federal task force recommended leaving key details, such as distribution and the legal age, up to individual provinces.

Although recreational marijuana use has been legalised in some USA states, including Colorado and Washington, the legislation puts Canada on track to be the first Group of Seven country to legalise it nationally.

At present, only Uruguay has a national legal regime permitting widespread use of cannabis. The new legislation would allow adults to buy fresh and dried cannabis, as well as seeds and plants to grow at home.

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The minimum age for recreational use of marijuana has been set at 18, but provinces can decide to set a higher minimum age, as some now do in the case of alcohol.

The legislation also imposes tough new penalties of up to 14 years in prison for people giving or selling marijuana to children.

Today, the Government of Canada introduced legislation to legalize the use and possession of cannabis in Canada. "Additionally, the proposed legislation would authorize new tools for police to better detect drivers who have drugs in their body", reads the press release.

Exporting and importing cannabis will continue to be illegal, Goodale said. Health Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Canada Border Services Agency and the Department of Public Safety would be responsible for enforcing the regulations.

"This must be an orderly transition; it is not a free for all". "This will not be a free-for-all".

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Packaging: Packaging: The legislation prohibits labels or packages that could be appealing to youth, that set out an endorsement, that contain any deceptive information, or that depict a person, character or animal.

Under the proposed Cannabis Act, it would remain illegal to import cannabis and cannabis products, and to export them without a valid permit.

"It is not our intent to promote the use of this drug", said Blair. "Which is that marijuana users know where to get marijuana, they don't trust government or stock-market pot, and they never will".

While "big marijuana" focused on whether they'll be able to advertise their product, dispensary owners anxious whether they'll have a place in the system at all. However, it is important to understand that the already legal access to cannabis for medical purposes is a separate and more important issue for the hundreds of thousands of Canadians who rely on cannabis, prescribed by a Doctor, for a variety of medical conditions.

Blair said at the news conference in Ottawa that "criminal prohibition has failed" and that 21 percent of youth, and 30 percent of young adults, use cannabis in Canada.

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With that in mind, here's a look at some of the rules surrounding legalizing marijuana in Canada-and if the USA will be the next to do so.

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