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Trudeau Sees Pot Legalized by Summer as Law Sits in Senate

  • Canada’s pot czar won’t speculate on holding to July 1 target
  • Senators, ministers to discuss law during session in February
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Trudeau Says Canada Is Legalizing Pot to Protect Kids

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Legalized marijuana is coming to Canada next year, but precisely when remains difficult to nail down.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s law enacting legal pot has passed the country’s elected House of Commons but moved slowly so far in the Senate, where there are signs it could meet delays. The Senate has grown more unpredictable in recent years, and senators are scheduled to discuss the bill with ministers on Feb. 6.