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A look ahead at cannabis legalization in 2018

By Jolson Lim      

Perhaps most pressing for the Liberal government is getting Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, through an increasingly unpredictable Senate.

Cannabis, the 2017 4/20 rally pictured, is set to become legalized this summer, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently said. The Hill Time file photograph

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set off the countdown clock when he announced last month that cannabis would be legal in Canada by the summer of 2018, however there are still plenty of issues to sort out before Canadians can legally light up, and some that will linger even after that. 

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