"The provinces have asked us for more time than they originally thought they would need in order to get the implementation right and I think we all agree it's important to get this right and not rushed", the prime minister told a news conference wrapping up the spring sitting of Parliament.
"Over the following months and indeed years we will completely replace or nearly completely replace the organised crime market on that", he told a news conference.
ENG vs AUS: Former English cricketers tear apart Aussies following their defeat
The way they are playing is reminiscent of how we used to play in our day with Gilly, Matthew Hayden and Ricky Ponting at the top. Following the shambolic defeat, the former English cricketers ripped apart their Ashes-rivals and ridiculed them on Twitter.
Canadians will be able to legally purchase and consume recreational marijuana by mid-September at the latest after the Senate voted Tuesday to lift nearly a century-old prohibition on cannabis.
Canada is the second country in the world to legalize marijuana, paving the way for recreational sales throughout the country. As detailed in a recent DPA report, From Prohibition to Progress: A Status Report on Marijuana Legalization, the evidence so far shows that legally regulating and controlling marijuana has enabled US states to successfully set safety standards, restrict youth access, and enact regulations that limit the potential harms of marijuana use. Those caught selling marijuana to a minor could face stiff penalties of up to 14 years in jail. The law will not take effect until it receives royal assent - a final ceremonial stage of the legislative process - and the government sets a date for legalization. Today, we change that. Each adult can grow up to four cannabis plants at home, although the household limit is also four, so roommates and spouses can't all grow together.
The federal law makes the sale and recreational use legal, but how it will be sold is up to provincial governments.
Medicinal use of the drug has been legal in Canada since 2001.
Deschamps not bothered by unconvincing display in win over Peru
France is the third team during the World Cup that have qualified for the 1/8 finals, after Russians and Uruguayans. Peru nearly got their equaliser when a 30-yard piledriver from Pedro Aquino flew inches away from the left post.
The Senate agreed to pass the bill as-is and not insist on its amendments.
Canadian Senator Tony Dean stated to reporters yesterday, "It ends 90 years of needless criminalisation, it ends a prohibition model that inhibited and discouraged public health and community health in favour of just-say-no approaches that simply failed young people miserably".
Depending on the province, the legal age of consumption of the drug will either be 18 or 19. Trudeau's government is expected to decide a date that would legalize it in early or mid-September. By comparison, the minimum consumption age for marijuana in all the US states that have legalized recreational use is 21, corresponding to the higher drinking age.
Japan & Senegal sweeping all before them
Later in the day, Senegal fans were spotted picking up empty bottles and plastic snack containers after their 2-1 win over Poland. Thus far, the World Cup has been hard to predict, with some of the best teams falling to underdogs and confounding the experts.
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