Why Did Canada Legalize Marijuana?

Why Did Canada Legalize Marijuana?
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It’s October 17th. Do you know what that means? It means that marijuana is now LEGAL in Canada. Canadians across the country and people around the world have their own opinion on whether or not this was a good idea, but what are the actual impacts? Watch our video to find out what this historic moment means for Canada and the rest of the world.

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Resources and Further Readings:

Global Marijuana Laws
Weed around the world: what legal marijuana looks like in other countries

United Nations Report on Demand and Supply of Drugs
https://www.unodc.org/wdr2018/prelaunch/WDR18_Booklet_2_GLOBAL.pdf

Cannabis Fact Sheet
http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/facts/cannabis/en/

Detecting Marijuana in the Body
https://www.verywellmind.com/how-long-does-marijuana-stay-in-the-system-67791

Justin Trudeau’s Stance on Marijuana
Justin Trudeau wants to legalize marijuana in order to 'keep it out of the hands of our kids'

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Justin Trudeau Clip from https://www.ctvnews.ca/

Why Did Canada Legalize Marijuana?