What's gone right, what's gone wrong so far with pot legalization?

Cannabis plants grow in a greenhouse in Pelham Ontario Canada

Cannabis plants grow in a greenhouse in Pelham Ontario Canada

John McCarthy wanted to be part of Canadian history on Wednesday.

"It will depend on each situation taking place who will be enforcing the law", Bough said.

In August, Statistics Canada reported that 16 percent of Canadians above age 15 used cannabis in the previous three months.

This has created a patchwork of legislation across the country as jurisdictions choose more or less restrictive frameworks for selling and using cannabis. Individuals can cultivate up to four cannabis plants in their homes if they choose, and use that marijuana for themselves to avoid paying retail prices.

Farnworth has been asked multiple times this week why the province has only one physical, retail location.

Molson Coors recently entered a joint venture with Hexo, a publicly-traded cultivator, to produce marijuana-infused beer for the Canadian market, among other deals.

The legal age for cannabis is 19 years old and older.

A senior government official earlier told The Associated Press that those convicted of possessing of 30 grams or less of marijuana would be eligible for a pardon. Several major questions remain unanswered, as well.

Among the potential early hiccups are fears there will not be a large enough supply of legal cannabis to meet initial demand, that it may be priced too high to compete with the black market and that police are not ready to test for cannabis-impaired driving.

"People making an application right at this point, that is a confidential application process". Edibles (or cannabis-infused foods) will not be immediately available for purchase but will be within a year of the bill coming into force.

Speaking of the law and how it may lead to young adult consuming more pot, Antonio Vigano, a medical marijuana specialist and research director at the Sante Cannabis clinic in Montreal, told the AFP: "As a doctor and as a father, I do not agree with the legalization of recreational cannabis".

As marijuana enthusiasts continue celebrating this historic day for Canada, here's a quick primer to get you up to speed. Perry said it is possible, based on that person's specific case, that his or her involvement with the possession, production, and distribution of marijuana could affect his or her admission to the U.S. But that's on a case-by-case basis.

Midnight tokers rejoice - you can now buy cannabis legally in B.C.

"Although cannabis use is widespread in Canada the burden of a criminal record for minor cannabis possession has fallen onto these groups", he said in an email.

Wall Street analysts now think the cannabis market, while still volatile, could expand beyond recreational and medical use into food, beverages, pharmaceuticals and other areas.

Robert Lawson said he's been smoking weed since he was 14.

But ultimately, "life will go on much like it did before", said The Globe and Mail newspaper's health columnist, Andre Picard, on the eve of legalisation. Nor is it a magic elixir.

That sale of maybe a single gram of cannabis this morning will change the world over time.

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