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  1. Ron Strider

    Trudeau Rules Out Canada Day For Marijuana Legalization

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says ''next summer," and not July 1, is the date cannabis will become legal across the country. Excerpts of an interview Trudeau gave the TVA network in Quebec were broadcast Tuesday, with the full interview to be shown Wednesday night. Trudeau shook his head...
  2. Ron Strider

    Canada: Senators Want To Grill Trudeau About Cannabis Bill

    Senators are pressing to include Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a group of ministers who would appear in the Senate chamber to face questions about government legislation that would legalize cannabis in Canada. At least one of the senators, a Liberal, argued in the Senate Wednesday the...
  3. Ron Strider

    Canada: Trudeau Wants To Impose A 10-Percent Federal Tax On Recreational Cannabis

    At the end of today's First Ministers Meeting in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told unsuspecting premiers about his plan to tax recreational cannabis. He proposed that the federal government impose a dollar-a-gram excise tax up to prices of $10. On cannabis priced higher than $10 a...
  4. Ron Strider

    Canada: Mayors Press Trudeau Liberals For Help To Handle Legalized Marijuana

    The mayors of Canada's biggest cities say they need a slice of the tax windfall from legal marijuana to cover what they describe as significant costs associated with enforcing a signature initiative from the federal Liberals. They raised their concerns with cabinet ministers this week...
  5. Ron Strider

    Legalize Or Demonize: Leaders In Canada, US Have Very Different Views On Marijuana

    Canada has fostered a legal cannabis boom that will put cartels out of business. Meanwhile, the Trump Administration embraces "demon weed'' rhetoric. Leaders in Canada and the United States continue to move in opposite directions on legalized marijuana, with Canadian Prime Minister Justin...
  6. Ron Strider

    Canada: Justin Trudeau Is Getting Called Out Over His Marijuana Legalization Plan

    Justin Trudeau has been getting mixed reviews over his party's plan to legalize marijuana nationwide. In particular, reform advocates are frustrated that the law wouldn't grant amnesty to individuals who were convicted of marijuana-related offenses pre-legalization. That complaint took on a...
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    Trudeau Still Going To Legalise?

    I don't watch the news, too depressing. But I'm wondering if anyone can shed some light on what's happening with Trudeau legalising marijuana in Canada? I've read different things on the internet but no one seems to know what the heck is going on and when (if) it will come to pass.. anyone out...
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    Canada: Trudeau Says Marijuana Law Stands Until New Legislation Is In Place

    Montreal – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the current law governing marijuana stands until new legislation is ratified. Cannabis activists opened six shops in Montreal on Thursday in defiance of the current law and said they are considering opening another in Trudeau"s riding in the city...
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    Canada: Pot Smokers Feel 'Cheated' By Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

    Toronto - Recreational marijuana users who worked hard to elect Prime Minister Justin Trudeau now feel "cheated" by his support of a police crackdown on storefront dispensaries, a cannabis industry spokesperson says. Abi Roach, a director with the Cannabis Friendly Business Association, said...
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    Canada: Trudeau Talks Tough On Cannabis Legalisation

    Justin Trudeau has boldly re-iterated that, when it comes to legalising cannabis, safety is a top priority for Canada. In an interview with CTV news earlier this week, the Canadian PM discussed the importance of legalising cannabis as a protective measure for public health: The reason why...
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    As Canada Moves To Legalise Marijuana, Shop Owners Ask - Why Wait?

    Vancouver, Aug 16 - The Cannabis Culture Lounge has everything a pothead might need to feel right at home: US$3 (RM12) marijuana buds, bongs for rent, bags of Skittles and Doritos for sale, and black leather couches where customers can recline in zoned-out contemplation in a pungent haze...
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    Canada: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Has Started The Marijuana Legalization Process

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given his first official order starting the process towards legalizing weed. In a public mandate letter issued to Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould Friday, Trudeau listed the government's top priorities, including working with the Public Safety and...