Canadians Over 18 Could Someday Buy Marijuana

Canada’s government says it would study a federal task force’s recommendation that Canadians over 18 years old be allowed to buy marijuana for recreational purposes and would announce new laws in the spring for legalizing pot.

Canadians Over 18

Montreal police have launched raids against illegal cannabis stores opened one day earlier by the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pot,” Marc Emery, and his wife, Jodie.

The Mexican Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill approving the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, the latest in a series of legal changes and court rulings that have somewhat relaxed cannabis laws in Mexico.

A voter-approved law allowing adults to possess, grow and use limited amounts of recreational marijuana took effect Thursday in Massachusetts, but it will still be at least another year before the state issues retail licenses to sell the drug.