Canada’s next big move? It may be legalizing pot

About 450,000 potential daily customers represent an industry worth 1.2 billion Canadian dollars — about $900 million
The Washington Post (US)
Sunday, December 6, 2015

canada-pot-flag2The new Liberal government has promised to act quickly to legalize marijuana for general use, which would make Canada the first Group of 20 country to end cannabis prohibition. The Liberals point out that more than 600,000 Canadians have criminal records for simple possession of marijuana and that the number continues to grow. Some fear the concentration of corporate power into “Big Pot,” with the kind of vested interests associated with global alcohol and tobacco companies. (Going to pot? Canada leads way in legalizing marijuana)