Military Will Restrict Members’ Marijuana Use — but Won’t Ban It Completely

‘You just can’t ban it outright,’ says Lt.-Gen. Chuck Lamarre.

The Canadian military will not be in a position to impose an outright ban on the use of recreational marijuana, but its restrictions will be more wide-ranging than its policy governing alcohol, says a senior commander.

A draft policy is waiting in the wings for the Liberal government to pass C-45, the cannabis legalization bill, which was sent back from the Senate to the House of Commons with a long list of amendments last week.

The new policy “allows us to respect the law,” Lt.-Gen. Chuck Lamarre, chief of military personnel, said in a recent interview.

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