The Transition to Legal Cannabis in Canada

Writing in The Washington Post, reporter Selena Ross quotes Mark Kleiman on Canada's efforts to transition the market for cannabis from illicit to legal sources.

Cracking down when legal supplies are still low and demand is therefore high for black-market pot hasn’t generally been seen as useful, according to Kleiman. “There’s no point,” he said. Only after the first year or two, when legal supplies match market demand, should officials try “to vigorously drive the illicit guys out.”

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