As Canada legalises leisure hashish, what happens to the 500,000 folks with fresh prison recordsdata for pot possession?
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The principle leisure hashish to be legally sold in Canada used to be bought at nighttime on Wednesday (02:30 GMT) on the eastern island of Newfoundland amid queues of hundreds of folks.
Canada has change into the 2nd country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of leisure hashish.
Clinical marijuana has been appropriate within the country since 2001.
Nonetheless concerns remain, including about the readiness for police forces to model out drug impaired using.
Data has been sent to 15m households about the fresh guidelines and there are public awareness campaigns.