In Canada compared the consumption of marijuana before and after the legalization


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The legalization of marijuana in Canada had little impact on the number of users of its people, reports CTV Ketchener with reference to the Agency Staticstics Canada.

The poll revealed that among Canadians aged 15 years, about 15 percent — about 4.6 million people — had used cannabis in the last three months. This number has not changed significantly since the last study.

The law on the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in Canada came into force on 17 October last year. From this moment, any adult citizen can buy up to 30 grams of the drug and to grow at home up to four bushes of hemp. Marijuana is forbidden to sell in places where it is implemented alcohol and tobacco.

Pioneer fully legalize marijuana, became Uruguay: a law passed in 2013 — 2017, its legally sold in pharmacies. Then in the United States cannabis for recreational purposes was allowed to use in several States. The first steps towards legalization of soft drugs made in other countries, including the Czech Republic, Austria, Portugal, Australia and Georgia.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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