Canada’s Legalization Tasks Force Recommends Allowing Cannabis for those 18+

Canada’s Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation has released a report detailing their recommendations for how to legalize cannabis.

Legalization Tasks ForceThe task force was commissioned by the Canadian government to give lawmakers guidance on legalization legislation being introduced in the nation’s parliament in the spring. Unlike the eight states that have legalized cannabis in the U.S., where the age limit is 21+, the task force has recommended that cannabis be legal for all adults 18 and older, with a limit of 30 grams.

“Now is the time to move away from a system that has, for decades, beenĀ focused on the prohibition of cannabis into a regulated legal market,” said Anne McLellan, chair of the task force. “I think we’re all aware of the challenges and societal problems that the existing system has created”.

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