Jun 20 2018
Wilson-Raybould, who sponsored the legislation, tweeted that the Senate vote marked "an historic milestone for progressive policy in Canada". "Our plan to legalise [and] regulate marijuana just passed the Senate". The bill previously passed in the House of Commons.
Speaking today, Trudeau said: "We have been talking about this since well before we formed government".
Canadian marijuana companies like Canopy Growth Corp, Aphria Inc, Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF and Aurora Cannabis Inc have been at the center of investor frenzy surrounding attempts to legalise marijuana for recreational use nationwide.
That year, the Dutch decriminalised the sale of small amounts of cannabis - less than five grams - and allowed each person to legally grow five plants for personal use.
Canada is only the second country in the world - and the first G7 nation - to implement legislation to permit a nationwide marijuana market. Commercial marijuana production will be licensed by the federal government, while retail distribution of marijuana will be regulated by individual provinces.
U.S. federal law prohibits the cultivation, sale and use of marijuana.
The date for legalising is now expected to be early or mid-September.
Switzerland contains, draws Brazil 1-1 at World Cup
The result means that Serbia lead Group E after beating Costa Rica 1-0 earlier in the day. "I can't coach a team who complains. Steven Zuber wagged the ball into the net in the 50 minute from inside the six-yard box and equalised the goals by 1-1.
‘We will not apologize:’ Homeland Security chief Nielsen defends immigration policy
In an opinion piece in the Washington Post , former first lady Laura Bush , wife of the previous Republican president, George W. Bush, said she lives in a border state and appreciates the need to enforce and protect the USA borders. "It is immoral.
Vettel takes pole position at Canadian Grand Prix Qualifying
Hamilton was third in first qualifying, fifth in second qualifying and fourth after the first runs in the top 10 shoot-out. Mercedes were first out in Q3 and smashed the records, Bottas topping Hamilton in 1:10.857 before Vettel beat that.
In the neighbouring U.S., nine states and the District of Columbia have legalised marijuana.
Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice Bill Blair speak to reporters following a vote on Bill C-45 inOttawa on Monday.
Marijuana will not be sold in the same location as alcohol or tobacco.
The minimum legal age to buy and consume marijuana has been set federally at 18, but some provinces have chosen to set it at 19.
Advocates argued putting the limit at 21 would encourage a black market and drive youths into the hands of criminals.
"A fearless move on the part of the government", he told CBC.
Conservative senators remained resolutely opposed to legalization, however, and predicted passage of C-45 will not meet the government's objectives.
Jun 19 2018
Shaq thinks LeBron James should forget about chasing championships
After that, he spent a year apiece with the Phoenix Suns, the Cleveland Cavaliers (alongside Lebron ), and the Boston Celtics. You can make the case that going after rings, namely with the hope that he'd beat the Warriors to get them, is a bad idea.
Jun 18 2018
One Deputy Killed, Another in Critical Condition After Kansas City Shooting
The deputies were attacked by an inmate while driving a transport vehicle near the Wyandotte County courthouse in Kansas City. Bailiff said the inmate was being taken across the street from the jail, to the services building, for a court hearing.
Jun 18 2018
Iceland fans bring back Viking clap celebration at Russia World Cup
The 29-year-old said Iceland respected their more illustrious opponents but weren't in awe of the likes of Messi. Football fans can live stream all World Cup games in English or Español on fuboTV (Try for FREE ).
Jun 17 2018
Phil Mickelson moving ball: Twitter goes wild US Open mistake
World number one Johnson was the only man under par through 36 holes, leading the tournament with a four-under total of 136. Phil Mickelson reacts to a shot from the fescue on the fifth hole during the third round of the U.S.
Jun 16 2018
Feds piece together Michael Cohen's shredded documents, still can't access BlackBerry
Prosecutors in NY said in a court filing later Friday that they are still processing material seized from Cohen in an April raid . Trump has repeatedly said there was no collusion, and Russian Federation has denied interference.
Jun 15 2018
What to know about Meghan Markle's first solo engagement with Queen Elizabeth
While wedges might be a more comfortable choice for a day of engagements, it is known the Queen disapproves of this style options. Meghan Markle had made her first joint public engagement with the Queen , after spending a night on Her Majesty's royal train .
Jun 13 2018
Yaya Toure Picks Four Premier League Players In World Cup XI
England's previous appearance at a major tournament - Euro 2016 - ended in despair when they were knocked out of the last-16 by unfancied Iceland.
Jun 12 2018
'Fool Trade': Trump continues to rip G7 in tweetstorm
On Fox News Sunday , White House Director of Trade Policy Peter Navarro also defended the president with adversarial language. A Madawaska, Maine, mill pumps pulp from the Canadian side of the border to be made into paper on the U.S. side.
Jun 10 2018
After Wuhan, Modi meets Xi Jinping in Qingdao
Matters pertaining to bilateral relations between Pakistan and China came under discussion during the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of State meeting.
Jun 09 2018
No UK ministers will be resigning over Brexit backstop
May's Northern Irish allies called that "an outrageous attempt to revert to the annexation of Northern Ireland". The prime minister's spokesman said: "There isn't going to be a second referendum".
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