"It's going to take a little time to adjust but we're on the right track," the Canadian prime minister said.
While many Canadians may be driving stoned, police across the country have not noticed an uptick in pot-impaired drivers in the past month.
"Even people that might have smoked it 20, 30 years ago, they're being asked, 'Have you ever smoked cannabis?'" Estevan Mayor Roy Ludwig said.
David Dratch, 23, could face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted.
China bans the consumption, sale and cultivation of marijuana.
Cannabis users have pointed out that some legal marijuana products come with about 70 grams of plastic, foil and cardboard packaging for just one gram of weed.
"I want to buy legally! But the prices are almost double what I pay now," one Canadian cannabis user posted on Reddit.
"Actions that could happen would be a lifetime ban if someone is entering the U.S. for work related to the marijuana industry," Michael Collins, interim director at the Drug Policy Alliance's Office of National Affairs, told Newsweek.
"As just the second country and the first G7 nation to end marijuana prohibition, Canada has positioned itself as a global leader for cannabis business and development."
"If we don't see something happen in 2019, almost all of us will be takeout targets for Canadian players."
Canadian marijuana stocks are soaring, while U.S. officials warned that foreign investors in cannabis could face a lifetime ban from entering the country.
The man held off three assailants using only his trusty pipe.
Nearly one-third of young Canadians reported having tried cannabis at least once, according to official 2015 data.
Marijuana companies are searching for employees in a wide variety of capacities, ranging from menial labor to scientific research, as well as sales and management.
Legalization campaigner Zurab Japaridze, who filed the suit with the top court, hailed the decision as making Georgia "a freer country."
Although Australia does allow medical marijuana in certain cases, the application procedure is long and tedious.
Bob Marley, who died in 1981, was a member of the Rastafarian movement, which developed in Jamaica.
The bill is expected to pass by the end of the Canadian Parliament's term on Friday.
"I don't really understand why drinking vodka in enormous quantities is considered normal in our country, but using marijuana is not," Ksenia Sobchak said.
Recreational marijuana will be legal in the Golden State on January 1.
Canadians consumed $4.8 billion worth of weed in 2015, putting the industry on par with the wine industry.
Forty-three percent of people who bought legal marijuana in the last four weeks also bought McDonald's.
he proposed so-called "Adult Use of Marijuana Act" would allow people aged 21 and older to possess as much as an ounce of marijuana for private recreational use.