Marijuana legalization may still be months and month away, but the Saskatchewan government says you only have until midnight Friday to take part n a survey that will help shape cannabis legislation in Canada.
The plan is to present regulations to the legislative assembly during the spring session, ahead of the federal plan to legalize marijuana next July.
Justice Minister and Attorney General Don Morgan says the government is overwhelmed with the response.
“It’s probably the biggest response we’ve ever had on any type of survey we’ve done,” Morgan told 620 CKRM News. “Many of the other provinces have done surveys as well, and they are finding the same thing. It’s the largest survey they have done as well.”
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Morgan says the province recently asked the federal government to hold off one more year before rolling out the legalization of marijuana.
Don Morgan says it’s been a short timeframe to craft the province’s stance on marijuana when it is expected to be legalized July 1st, 2018.
Some of the major parts of legislation left up to the provinces include age limits on cannabis sales, taxation, distribution, and enforcement on impaired driving laws.