Canada clears major hurdle in legalising recreational marijuana

Canada's Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor listens to a question during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s Senate on Thursday voted to legalize recreational marijuana, clearing a major hurdle that puts the country on track to become the first Group of Seven nation to permit national use of the drug. The upper chamber Senate voted 56-30 in favour of the legislation but included amendments that the House of […]

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