I was overjoyed when weed was legalized for recreational use in Canada in 2018.
Although the people I was with and I could obtain legal weed with a physician’s recommendation from 2001, the Cannabis Act was a big move forward for Canadians and visitors of Canada who use marijuana.
It’s not a big surprise since public opinion polls showed that roughly 77% of Canadians favored an end to cannabis prohibition as far back as 1997. And as such, the Canadian government legalized medical cannabis a few years later in 2001. There were multiple medical laws under which a licensed physician in Canada could prescribe medical cannabis to an interested patient. It’s no surprise that by the end of that decade, there was a push among marijuana advocates to legalize cannabis for recreational use in the entire country. Following the legalization of recreational cannabis in a number of states during the mid 2010s, the Canadian government followed suit in 2018. Now I and all of our fellow Canadian people can purchase cannabis in this country without getting persecuted morally or criminally. I live in Mississauga, but I work in Toronto and respectfully shop at cannabis dispensaries in the metro city. I’m excited about this up-to-date cannabis dispensary that just opened in North York on Sheppard Ave. They have many sativa and indica strains of cannabis flower products, but I was more interested in cannabis edibles prefer RSO and cannabis candy products. RSO is a full spectrum product so I bought a syringe along with a jar of cannabis flower buds. I know I’ll be going to see this cannabis store in North York the next time I’m driving through the area.