As October 17 nears, there are several interesting observations to make about the legalization of cannabis in Canada. For one, no one officially talks about marijuana and pot anymore. Those words were used when the stuff was forbidden. Make it legal and cannabis is the nice word that makes people feel better.
As the only G7 country to legalize cannabis, one could think Canada and it’s hip prime minister are way out there in Never-Never Land, but there has been little stir or comment within the G7. Other leaders of major industrial countries are obviously not ready to do it, but none is clamouring that Canada is doing something wrong, reckless or radical. [Read more…]