The New Model for a Health-First Approach to Legalizing Weed
Canada’s marijuana legalization offers lessons for the rest of the world.
By James Hamblin
Recreational marijuana will no longer be a priority for Canada’s criminal-justice system. This week the Senate passed legislation that will make the country the second in the world to strictly regulate weed—but technically legalize it—beginning in October. The first was Uruguay, so Canada is the first major economy, and an experimental model for the rest of the world that will inform policy for decades to come.
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