Meanwhile in Canada....

"The Trudeau government’s decision to legalize marijuana was a welcome and overdue acknowledgement of what has in recent decades become a truism of both the health and justice fields: treating pot-smokers as criminals is a costly, dangerous mistake.... If drug users should not be treated as criminals, then the tens of thousands of Canadians who have criminal records due to convictions for pot possession, and whose prospects have been thus constrained, should receive amnesty and a second chance. [Read more...]"