Washington Governor Reassures B.C. Ahead of Cannabis Legalization But Advises More Regulation

Washington Governor Reassures B.C. Ahead of Cannabis Legalization But Advises More Regulation

Gov. Jay Inslee assured the Canadian public that the “fears” of skeptics have not been realized.

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October 11, 2018
The Toronto Star
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VANCOUVER—As marijuana legalization looms Oct. 17, British Columbians can look south of the border to Washington for a model of success six years after its own legalization date, says that state’s governor.

 

On Wednesday, Premier John Horgan and Gov. Jay Inslee held a bilateral meeting to collaborate on a host of cross-border issues, including climate change and a possible high-speed rail linking B.C., Oregon and Washington state. After the conference, the pair addressed the impending Canadian legalization of cannabis.

 

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