The day has finally come for many excited Canadian citizens. Prohibition has lasted nearly a decade and now residents and those visiting Canada can smoke pot freely. October 17, 2018, now marks the day that Canada has become the first G20 nation to legalize recreational marijuana nationwide. With this historical moment, they hope to set to be a global leader of how laws should be regulated to create a safe and controlled environment for its citizens. We take a look at the best articles that follow events that followed Canadians as Legalization rolled out:
MJBiz Daily: Marijuana Business Daily reporters were on the ground in Canada, providing live coverage of the nation’s historic launch of its recreational cannabis market.
Canada is officially the world’s second country to legalize recreational marijuana. The Globe documented how the country spent the day, from celebration and time in lines to protests and the desire for more regulations
Pot goes on sale across Canada today as the country becomes the first Group of Seven nation to legalize recreational marijuana. Join TOPLive starting at 8 a.m. ET for complete coast-to-coast coverage.
National Post: https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/cannabis-legalization
Well, it’s here. From province to province, government portals started selling cannabis, many at the stroke of midnight. So has the entire county gone up in puff of smoke? Read on-the-ground stories and analysis from across the Postmedia chain.
Cannabis is now legal across Canada – and this is what some pot stores looked like when they opened for business on the first day of legalization, with some eager customers waiting outside in lines and overnight as well.
Many Canadians celebrated Wednesday as marijuana was sold legally in their country for the first time.
Adults are now allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of legal marijuana in public, according to a bill that passed the Senate in June. They will also be allowed to cultivate up to four plants in their households and make products for personal use.
National Post (Growth Op) : https://www.thegrowthop.com/category/cannabis-news/cannabis-legalization
Congratulations Canadients, the day is here! As of midnight, Atlantic Daylight Time, there is officially legal weed in Canada. Here is a good write-up of the details, but the consumption, possession, and distribution of cannabis is now broadly legal (subject to the laws of your province).
…. oh and we’ve officially launched THE CBD today to celebrate Legalization =) Smoke Freely Canada! #TrueNorthStrongAndFree