Sober start as recreational marijuana becomes legal in Canada

Jonathan Hirsh smokes a joint during a "wake and bake" event on the day Canada legalizes recreational marijuana, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

TORONTO/ST JOHN’S, Newfoundland (Reuters) – Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a lawful buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities like Toronto and Vancouver, where stores are not yet open. Marijuana enthusiasts in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada’s easternmost province, kicked off the first permitted […]

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