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Canada sets plans for legalizing marijuana in 2017

At the United Nations General Assembly Special Assembly on drugs in New York on April 20, Canadian Minister of Health Jane Philpott reiterated the government’s pledge to legalize marijuana, and offered a timeline for the plan as she addressed world delegates."We will introduce legislation in spring 2017 that ensures we keep marijuana out of the hands of children and profits out of the hands of criminals," Philpott said in a speech hailed by drug policy reformers for her advocacy of marijuana legalization  and harm reduction. read more

Why Do We Still Depict All Pot Smokers as Bong-Toting Losers?

As Canada’s Liberal government continues decriminalizing pot and moves towards legalization in spring 2017, the country has to get its story straight about who pot smokers really are.These stock photos from New York-based nonprofit Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) are here to help. read more