2018 to be the year Canada legalizes cannabis?

2018 to be the year Canada legalizes cannabis?

This guest post is written by Kate Harveston, a writer and political activist from Pennsylvania. She blogs about culture and politics, and the various ways that those elements act upon each other. For more of her work, you can follow her on Twitter or subscribe to her blog, Only Slightly Biased.

Medical cannabis was first legalized in Canada in 2001, which allowed citizens to partake as long as they had a prescription. The medical cannabis business expanded over the past 16 years, reaching a point today in which Canada is on the verge of full-scale legalization. With the continued support of Trudeau, 2018 could be a big year for Canadian cannabis.

Though the momentum behind legalization seemsĀ insurmountable, there are a ton of factors that will inevitably be considered before Canada jumps headlong into legalization. Continue reading “2018 to be the year Canada legalizes cannabis?”