How the process of legalization of weed took place in Canada?

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Canada is the world’s second country that has made weed legalize. This is because the doctors of Canada had figured out that it is an important compound for our body, and we all need it. So many problems can be fixed by weed, and almost every medicine consist of weed in it. It also helps to cure chronic diseases of the body. The endocannabinoid system of the body consists of some compounds in it which are similar to cannabis. At the time of deficiency of that component, weed can be consumed to fulfil its need in our body.

Buying weed is not a difficult process, cannabis dispensary is present everywhere in Canada on the online as well as offline platforms, and you can easily get weed through them, but only after showing the prescription of a doctor. Canada has legalized weed, and it has become on the top in growing weed and supplying it to other countries. People in Canada can easily buy cannabis, but they are only allowed to get a particular amount. Let’s discuss the process of legalizing weed in Canada.

Legalization of weed

  • Cannabis has become legal for both medical and recreational purposes in Canada. Under the condition of Nationwide acts and regulations, cannabis has made legal to be used in medications named as Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations. After some time, Health Canada has also taken some steps and made it legal and has achieved license for it. Canada is the second country that has made cannabis legal; the first one in Uruguay. There is also an act in Canada named as Cannabis Act which came into effect on 17 October 2018. 
  • Cannabis was illegal in Canada, and it was prohibited in 1923, but it has made legal on 30 July 2001 by the government of Canada, and they have allowed to use it for medical purposes. All this thing was done with popular opinion, and it got legalize under the recreational activities, which is under Cannabis Act, Bill C-45. This bill was by the House of Commons of Canada on 27 November 2017. The second reading for the same bill has been passed in the Senate of Canada on 22 March 2018. In the end, the Senate passed almost all the readings (leaving some of them) in June 2018. 
  • After making weed legalized in the country, the country has and some schedules for its uses and distribution. The government had announced the use of cannabis for recreational purposes and removed the barrier of Criminal Law on 17 October 2017. The process of legalization of weed has taken place the same as that of alcohol, distribution, home production, sales times and consumption. Cannabis has made legal only for adults, and they can only use it for medicinal and recreational purposes. 



Summing up all this, we can say that legalizing cannabis in Canada is a good decision by the country as it has given benefits to the government as well as the people of the country. The process of legalizing cannabis in Canada has been discussed above; read it out.