Right Now We Know That Young People Have Easier Access To Marijuana Than Just About Any Other Illicit Substance.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently said regulating the sale of marijuana would protect young people and take money away from criminal gangs. He expects federal legislation to that effect will be introduced by this summer. The first (reason) is to protect our kids,” Trudeau said in a Montreal Gazette article. “Right now we know that young people have easier access to marijuana than just about any other illicit substance. Its easier to buy a joint for a teenager than it is to buy a bottle of beer. Thats not right. Secondly, we know that criminal organizations and street gangs are making Medical marijuana stocks billions of dollars off of the sale of marijuana. “We feel that regulating it, controlling it will bring that revenue out of the pockets of criminals and put it into a system where we can both monitor, tax it and ensure that we are supporting people who are facing challenges related or unrelated to drug use. New York has passed laws allowing medical use of marijuana, under strict conditions, butlawmakers don’t appear to want to deal with the sticky issue of recreational use. The fact remains that residents can now leave the state and easily reach places where they can purchase marijuana legally.

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