07.19.2017 – July 19th, 2017 – The Push Towards Legalizing Marijuana In Canada – C-45

As promised during the 2015 election campaign, the Liberal government introduced a bill to legalize marijuana in Canada with Bill C-45, the “Cannabis Act.” Under Bill C-45, Canada would be the first G7 country to legalize cannabis for recreational use nation-wide.

A national system for marijuana regulation is expected to be put in place no later than July 1st, 2018. However, this bill is already moving quickly through the House of Commons and passed second reading vote on June 8th with 200 votes in support and 76 votes against.

THE PROBLEM WITH CANNABIS
Cannabis use has many proven physical and mental effects of concern.

Reports have shown:

▪ Levels of THC (mind-altering chemical) in contemporary marijuana is several times higher than it once was…[Click here to read the full article].