Canada Experiencing Delays in Recreational Marijuana Rollout


OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadians will have to wait until at least early August or later to legally purchase recreational marijuana.

As recently as last week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government was insisting it was on track for legalization in July.

But given a new Senate timetable to pass the legislation, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor conceded Thursday it won’t be done in July.

Petitpas Taylor reiterated that provincial and territorial governments need eight to 12 weeks following senate passage and royal assent to prepare for retail sales. That puts it in August and possibly not until a month later.

Legalization would make Canada the second country to have nationwide legalization, after Uruguay.

Each province in Canada is coming up with rules for the sale of recreational cannabis.

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  1. Watch for Trudeau and his party of corrupt fools to blow this second launch window, likely into October 2018, perhaps even as alate as October 2019, the next Canadian federal election.

    With many Liberal (Trudeau’s party) ex-MPs (Canada’s congressional members) as well as ex-cops filling the rosters of the country’s LP executive boards and hedge investment groups, one wonders audibly about the optics with Canada’s “legal MJ”. Public spokespersons who for decades have been warning Canadians about the dangers of MJ–our former Deputy Prime Minister (Canada’s Vice President), Anne McLellan called MJ users “stupid”–now enriching themselves shamelessly in the LP trade, willfully taking part in a massive ponzi scheme in which LPs are overvalued by an accounting process that includes “guessing” what inventoried MJ is worth.

    Is there any end to the insanity? MJ, once “legal” will not be permitted to be consumed outdoors, not in public places, not in social contexts (e.g. restaurants, bars, etc.). Police, under C-45, will be mandated to violate the Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms (Canada’s Constitution), esp. our guaranteed freedom of movement, freedom against unlawful search & seizure, and reasonable expectation of privacy. Further, C-45 permits civil forfeiture without conviction! Think on that! A cop can suspect you are growing weed and seize your house! C-45’s complementary transportation legislation, C-46, further permits pulling over vehicles without just cause, search and seizure.

    As one commenter in a recent Paper of Record (the Globe & Mail, Toronto) piece noted, “all the Mj that is currently illegal in Canada will be even more illegal when recreational LP MJ is granted Royal Assent (e.g. the legalization for recreational bill is enacted into law)” meaning mandatory minimums are going up, Mom & Pop grow operations (the norm right now) will be aggressively sought after by law enforcement, and teens will be surveilled by CCTV cameras on high school buses so that Big Brother can “monitor compliance.”

    Add to all of this BS the fact that Canada’s “legal MJ” will be sprayed with: Actinovate; BIOPROTEC CAF; Bioprotec PLUS; Botanigard 22 WP; Botanigard ES; MilStop Foliar Fungicide; Rootshield(R) WP Biological Fungicide; Vegol Crop Oil; Bio-Ceres G WP; Influence LC; Prestop; Sirocco; Agrotek Ascend Vaporized Sulphur; Neudosan Commercial; Opal Insecticidal Soap; Kopa Insecticidal Soap; Rootshield HC Biological Fungicide Wettable Powder–all currently approved by Health Canada.

    So, yeah. Enjoy your now-delayed, “legal” MJ, Canada!

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