Ottawa moved to legalize and regulate recreational cannabis in June, fulfilling a campaign promise put forward by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
It will put some strain on the individual businesses, but I think it will be better for the consumer,” Morgan Fox, a spokesman for the National Cannabis Industry Association, told Newsweek of the new regulations.
The Canadian government has warned citizens on its website that legal cannabis use could still cause problems when traveling abroad.
Now that GOP senators are coming out in support of legalization, Democrats may be playing a game of catch-up that could have consequences at the polls.
The papers features Jeff Session's face with a joint drawn into his mouth to send a message: “We’re not criminals, junkies or idiots.”
"The momentum behind marijuana law reform will not only continue but increase as we head into 2018."
Is it more profitable for pot producers to stay underground?
The data was not interpreted as a decrease by anti-marijuana groups, who said use remained higher in legal states than the rest of the U.S.
Federal and state laws concerning the drug are at odds.
The attorney general has long been an opponent of cannabis legalization.
When cannabis businesses come into neighborhoods, crime goes down, not up.
Senator Booker said he wants to correct an “unjust system” that largely impacts communities "of color."
Sessions wants to undo the amendment that prevents the Justice Department from spending money to prosecute those in line with state medical marijuana laws.