Newfoundland and Labrador to Sell Marijuana Through Private Stores

Newfoundland and Labrador has announced recreational marijuana will be sold through private stores.

The provincial government unveiled its plan Thursday, which will see the Crown-owned liquor corporation oversee the distribution to private retailers who will sell it.

As well, it set the legal age at 19 – the same as for alcohol consumption – and restrict use to private residences.

The federal government has introduced legislation to legalize recreational weed by July 1, but left distribution and regulation to the provinces.

– Read the entire article at The Globe and Mail.