Canada just officially passed its law to legalize weed

Canada’s Senate passed the federal government’s legal weed bill on Tuesday night, the last legislative hurdle in the country’s years-long process to legalize recreational cannabis. The new law — which still requires Royal Assent — will allow adults to buy and consume small amounts of cannabis, however edibles won’t be legalized until sometime after next year.

Since the government is giving the 13 provinces and territories a grace period to get their retail systems in order, it will still be another few months until legal sales actually start. It’s a massive undertaking that’s never been attempted in any country.

Here’s a breakdown of how each jurisdiction plans to regulate legal weed once sales begin later this year:

Written By Rachel Browne
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