Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Headline Roundup October 17th, 2018

Canada has become the first industrialized country to legalize recreational marijuana, sparking a national conversation over the health implications of cannabis use, as well as how it will affect the U.S.-Canada border.

Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

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Canada on Wednesday became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana, beginning a national experiment that will alter the country’s social, cultural and economic fabric, and

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Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, where stores are not yet open.

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More than 100 recreational marijuana stores will open across Canada this week, bringing opportunities for international business and tourism — and creating potential conflict with U.S. authorities as money and people flow across the border.

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