Manitoba to Poll Residents about Marijuana Use to Prepare for Legalization

The province says its goal is to develop ways to advise people about safe levels of consumption.

July 13, 2017
CBC News
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The Manitoba government plans to poll residents about their marijuana consumption and what kind of rules they would like to see when recreational pot is legalized next year.

The provincial liquor and gaming authority is looking for a company to do 15-minute surveys of at least 1,200 Manitobans in the coming months as it prepares for the new law.

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The authority's communications and research manager, Kristianne Dechant, said the aim is to develop ways to advise people about safe levels of consumption — whether the cannabis be eaten, smoked or otherwise ingested.

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