Group Criticizes Government’s Approach to Legalizing Cannabis

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Group Criticizes Government’s Approach to Legalizing Cannabis

Representatives from Patients’ Lives Matter, a group made up of cannabis users, activists and industry workers, hold a news conference in Ottawa to discuss what they say are shortcomings in the federal government’s legislation to legalize recreational cannabis, which recently became law. Bill C-45 received royal assent on June 22, but the legalization of cannabis will take effect on October 17, 2018. (June 26, 2018) (no interpretation)