Trudeau Mandates Pot Legalization, Overhaul of Conservative Justice Reforms

Ministers handed marching orders to repeal key laws, legalize pot and help mentally ill offenders

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has ordered a major overhaul of Canada’s criminal justice system that will put a new focus on restorative justice and hatch a priority plan to regulate and legalize pot.

Trudeau delivered mandate letters to each of his cabinet ministers Friday, and among the long list of priorities is a sweeping review of the last decade of laws and sentencing reforms brought in by the Conservatives.

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