Canada had already legalized medical marijuana, and Canopy predicted full legalization for recreational use to be next.
Canada will be thrust even more directly under the international microscope on Thursday, when a vote in the Senate is expected to ratify Bill C-45, effectively making Canada the first G20 nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
“It’s unique in the world, because it’s happening for the first time in a wealthy country.
Even places that have already taken the legalization plunge are hoping Canada will solve some mysteries.
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So far, Canada has allowed a few major players to dominate the industry, and their influence remains to be seen, said US marijuana industry expert Mark Kleiman.
But it’s much more difficult to measure impairment from cannabis than from alcohol, and enforcing a legal limit will prove tricky. »