If you want to take advantage of Canada's legalization of pot, but don't want to then get behind the wheel, Conrad Floyd has an offer for you - whether American, Canadian or tourist from somewhere else.
With 11 working days left in the legislative session, the atmosphere is intensifying at the State Capitol. Democrats who lead the Legislature are facing pressure from all sides to deliver on legislation that they campaigned on.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo may make it official Tuesday in his State of the State message that he wants marijuana legalized in New York State. Pot is already legalized in Canada and a meeting Monday night shared how Fort Erie is grappling with the way legalization is falling into place.
The Canadian government is warning newcomers that stiffer impaired driving and cannabis-related penalties could lead to their removal from the country. The measures are part of a sweeping package of changes taking place as Canada becomes the first G-7 country to legalize recreational cannabis use.
Across Canada, recreational marijuana is now legal. There have been a few hiccups—long lines at online government sites and supply shortages. But despite some criticisms over the new law, provinces such as Ontario have started to reap the benefits.
Canadian travelers to the United States could have another concern when it comes to cannabis. They are already asked if they’ve ever used marijuana. Now, new questions have focused on whether they have ever invested in American pot companies.
Canada's largest addiction and mental health treatment and research center is calling for the legalization of marijuana. The director of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto says the current system of controls no longer works.