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Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

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The country will pardon all those with convictions for possessing up to 30 grams of marijuana, the new legal threshold, an official told the Associated Press.
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Canadians Can Now Legally Buy Recreational Marijuana

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Ian Power was among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Canada but he has no plans to smoke it. He plans to frame it.
Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. Power was first in line at a store in St. John's, Newfoundland.
“I am going to frame it and hang it on my wall. I'm not even going to smoke it. I'm just going to save it forever,” Power said.
And there was more good news for pot aficionados: Hours before a handful of retail outlets opened in the country's easternmost province a federal...
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Legal pot is here and one thing is certain: The world is watching us

Legal pot is here and one thing is certain: The world is watching us

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ANALYSIS
Canada today begins what has been called a social experiment or a cultural revolution. Call it what you will, the reverberations are unknown.
The legalization of pot has been massively complex and the societal, economic and political effects will take time to show themselves.
It may well be that the country isn't ready for legalization. The issue over drug-impaired driving has not been satisfactorily resolved; there are fears a shortage of legal cannabis will boost the black market; different regulations in various provinces will lead to confusion, and Canadians still face the...
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Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

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Canadian leaders say the goal is to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system.
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Canada now world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

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TORONTO - Canada is now the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland.
And there was more good news for pot aficionados: Hours before a handful of retail outlets opened in the country's easternmost province a federal official told The Associated Press that Canada will pardon all those with convictions for possessing up to 30 grams of marijuana, the now-legal threshold.
A formal announcement was planned for later Wednesday. The official, who was not authorized to speak public ahead of the announcement, said those who want to...
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