Better to be done right than on time: Senate, opposition concerned about marijuana legalization deadline

The Liberals plan to legalize cannabis on or before July 1, 2018, but Conservative health critic Marilyn Gladu, NDP health critic Don Davies, and Independent Senator André Pratte are concerned about public education, pardons, and whether police forces will be ready in time.

The Liberals plan to push ahead with the July 2018 marijuana legalization deadline, but other MPs and Senators are concerned the legislation will leave too many questions unanswered. The Hill Times file photograph

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 12:00 AM

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