In Canada the police asked them to postpone the legalization of marijuanaUncategorized September 14, 2017
Canadian law enforcement system not ready for the legalization of marijuana throughout the state. This was during the hearings in the canadian Parliament, said Deputy head of the police of the province of Ontario Rick Barnum, reports UKRINFORM.
“If the legislation will be ready by July 2018, the police – no. It is impossible,” said Barnum.
At the same time, he did not deny the need for changes in the current system of marijuana in Canada.
“I think we are very close. Agree that you need to change something. Legalization is a good step, but it is necessary to conduct it correctly, slowly and properly,” said Barnum.
He was supported and co-chair of the Department of drugs of the Association of employees of law enforcement agencies of Canada Mike Ser.
“We ask the government to consider the possibility to give us more time to develop legislation which will allow to adequately prepare for the implementation from day one,” said Gray.
On March 29, it was reported, the government of Canada is drafting a bill on legalization of marijuana in the country, starting in 2018.
Medical marijuana legalized in Canada since 2001, it grown 40 licensed manufacturers.
Canadians are among the largest consumers of marijuana in the world.