With its northern neighbor legalizing and its southern neighbor mulling it, can the world's most influential proponent of the drug war be far behind? "Canada Post, when they deliver your package, will have to check your ID".
"They look for everything". "That is going to happen as we move closer to the USA midterm election".
But turning a blind eye turns out to have consequences, too. It may take an hour to complete. "I mean, now we've heard of Canadians who, when they're crossing the border, if they get pulled aside for secondary inspection, they get follow-up questions and one of the questions can be 'Have you ever consumed pot?' And if you reply in the affirmative, even though it was maybe your college days decades ago, that could be grounds for you being prevented from crossing the border", Schmidt said. "But the key message is not how it works on the first day but that there is a first day".
If someone is arrested for drug-impaired driving, they face a 90-day driving suspension and their vehicle is to be impounded for a week.
"I honestly didn't think I was going to be the first person in line, but I gotta say that I'm pretty excited that it turned out I am", Prete said.
Bruce Linton, CEO of Tweed's parent company, Canopy Growth Corp., flew out to make the first sale at the St. John's location - landing just in time after a nasty storm delayed his flight.
The largest are publicly traded on the Toronto and NY stock exchanges. The videos will be shown around the community, and starting on Friday, they'll be playing before films at movie theatres.
The only legal weed that's for sale in the province sits inside the BC Cannabis Store down the street or it can be ordered online. One health issue of concern is cannabis hyperemesis syndrome, described as cyclical vomiting that occurs in the context of chronic cannabis use. "Although we're happy with the changes in the law, there's still a lot of prohibition, a lot of very harsh penalties and cannabis is still being treated like a very unsafe and harmful substance that it is not". The Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF, which also climbed to a record on Tuesday, slid as much as 8.2 percent.
Attorney General Caroline Mulroney has stressed that safety and privacy are priorities for the government when it comes to online sales.
Heather Loney, spokesperson for the UGDSB, said recreational cannabis will be treated in the same way alcohol is treated at the school.
"New cannabis legislation arrives today", the force said in a tweet.
"We're going to have new product calls and be bringing new product in on an ongoing basis".
"That's not really in the spirit of legalization", Larsen said.
Jonathan Hirsh smokes a joint during a "wake and bake" event on the day Canada legalizes recreational marijuana, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 17, 2018. In August, Canada approved a device to detect levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive element in cannabis, in a driver's saliva.
"The damage that is going to ensue from this policy change will be horrendous in terms of drugged driving, cognitive damage to children, more addiction, more costs".
"I hope this will also help remove the stigma", added another, who gave his name as Dean.
Brian Masse MP is a member of Canada's House of Commons. "It barely captured any notice whatsoever".
Dawkins said he doesn't need to hypothesize about what will happen to the black market in Canada.
Ravaged by drug war violence and corruption, Mexico decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana and other drugs in 2009.