The Countdown to Legalization: Marijuana and the criminal law

In the first video of this new video series, we see where Canadian and Ontario-provincial criminal law are headed as recreational marijuana legalization is pending. Experts on the topic, lawyers Donna V. Pledge, Chris Sewrattan and Sonya Shikhman, discuss the current state of driving and possession laws regarding marijuana and they predict where it might be headed.

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