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It's Legal. In Canada, Recreational Marijuana Gets Green Light

Pot sales begin today in Canada, which is only the second country after Uruguay to legalize the drug for recreational use.
A planter trims medicinal marijuana plants in Ontario in 2016. After months of preparation, Canada legalized recreational use of the drug on Wednesday. Source: Lars Hagberg

Starting Wednesday, the sale of recreational marijuana begins in Canada following a law passed over the summer.

says anyone in Canada over the age of 18 is allowed to possess marijuana, provided it's less than 30 grams — just over

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