Overview of the laws regulating medical and recreational marijuana uses in Canada and the Liberal Party legalization action plan.
To fully understand the legal status of marijuana in Canada, it is important to differentiate between medical and recreational marijuana use. There are currently an estimate of approximately 65,000 medical marijuana patients across Canada. Most of these patients have wondered what the legal status of marijuana in Canada was prior to making their decision to use it for medical purposes. Most of them probably questioned if it had the same status from province to province or city to city. These are major considerations in the initial decision process of medical marijuana patients. To answer these questions, it is essential to look at the legal history of marijuana as well as the current Liberal federal government’s position and action plan