Canadian Military Trying to Decide How to Handle Marijuana Legalization

The military is currently wrestling with the implications of legalization, Canada’s top general says – including time restrictions on using the drug before going on duty.

“We’re going to try to be smart about it,” chief of defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance said on Monday. “But in the end, this is dangerous duty, this is serious duty for the country, and we don’t want people doing it stoned.”

Vance’s comments came during an appearance before the Senate defence committee, where he was largely grilled on the troubled military procurement system, peacekeeping and efforts to stamp out sexual misconduct in the Forces.

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