Canada’s Premiers Discuss Delaying the Legalization of Marijuana

Details such as traffic safety, age of majority and health impacts need to be better understood, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says.

It’s time to take a deep breath and put pot on the back burner for an extra year, says Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister.

He’s trying to persuade his provincial and territorial counterparts at their annual conference to ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to delay the legalization of cannabis 12 months to July 1, 2019.

That would increase the chances of avoiding the “hodge-podge” of different provincial ages of majority and regulations now seen with beer, wine and spirits, Pallister said Tuesday.

– Read the entire article at The Star.