As Canada moves to legalize marijuana and online sales become commonplace, privacy concerns can’t be an afterthought; they must be built into the system from the outset. That's not happening.
Ontario’s change to private sector cannabis stores will give consumers more convenience. That will mean stronger competition against the black market, but potentially higher consumption too.
History has shown that prohibiting popular intoxicants spurs illegal and sometimes excessive use. Ontario municipalities taking up Doug Ford's offer to ban local retail weed sales should take note.
In advance of marijuana legalization in Canada, one university in British Columbia has taken a firm stance, banning all smoking of cannabis products on campus.
Cannabis may not be legal yet in Canada, but university students are already big consumers and increasingly willing to talk about it.
More places, including Canada, are legalizing cannabis, but how do we figure out when it's no longer safe to drive?
Canadian provinces are choosing various approaches to cannabis sales as legalization approaches. Ontario's will combine aspects of computer stores, wine boutiques and post-prohibition liquor outlets.
Canada is legalizing marijuana on July 1. But how the drug became criminalized in the first place is an interesting saga that involves anti-Chinese racism and international influence.
In competing with Canada's black markets, legal cannabis has potential strengths and weaknesses. Most flow directly from governments' policy choices.
Provincial policies to implement the legal consumption of marijuana are unlikely to protect children and youth. High school teachers and parents will be on the front line.
Will offices, construction sites and medical clinics become less safe after marijuana legalization in Canada this summer? Our experts review the evidence, or lack of it.