With the federal government setting the date for legalizing cannabis for July 1, 2018, the provinces will start rolling out their plans for legal pot in the coming months.
Ontario has already released its plan and there is no shortage of critics.
According to its critics, the Ontario government’s plan falls woefully short of common-sense policy.
The plan is to introduce up to 80 government controlled stores to sell cannabis – similar to the current arrangement in the province with alcohol sales being controlled by the LCBO. The hope is to open somewhere in the neighbourhood of 150 stores by 2020.
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