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Moments in Cannabis History: Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

Moments in Cannabis History: Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

The Canadian Senate voted to legalize Cannabis Tuesday, by an impressive 2 to 1 margin. The bold move makes our reputedly polite, maple syrup-guzzling northern neighbors the first G-7 nation to legalize cannabis on a federal level. That qualification is necessary since tiny Uruguay legalized a few years ago, but it’s really just another way of saying that it’s the first large, powerful, heavily industrialized nation to make the leap. They are the second nation ever to fully legalize.

Moments in Cannabis History: Cannabis Law in the Netherlands  


Moments in Cannabis History: Cannabis Law in the Netherlands 


As recently as 5 years ago, a trip to Amsterdam was the best option for an American looking to experience legal cannabis. As such, it was a mythical place in my eyes growing up on the east coast, and that legendary status will remain immortalized in such timeless works as Pulp Fiction. But Amsterdam wasn’t always the cannabis mecca it is today.