The oldest soccer rivalry in South America resumes on Friday in Brasilia, when Uruguay makes its tournament debut.
Majorities of Republicans, Democrats and independents all support legalizing cannabis.
The USMNT takes on Uruguay for the first time in 17 years looking to rebound after a chastening 3-0 defeat against Mexico.
"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."
Uruguay seems likely to prove a tough challenge for France, a squad considered one of the tournament favorites.
Last week, Canada became the second nation in the world and the first member of the wealthy G-7 to pass legislation to legalize recreational marijuana.
"I'll have to buy from an illegal dealer. I have no choice. This system is crap. It's useless!"
The sign, which read "No dogs or Mexicans allowed", has become a major local talking point.
The nation will likely become a test case for whether you can combat drug trafficking by decriminalizing it.