Recreational use of marijuana will be legal in Canada as of Oct. 17 for people aged 19 and older. (File photo) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed on June 20 that recreational use of marijuana will be legal in Canada as of Oct. 17 for people aged 19 and older. It had originally been set for Canada Day, but was delayed by procedural matters. The federal government then announced on July 4 that it will invest just shy of $1 million to research impaired driving as it relates to marijuana. Driving Miss Hazy: What will happen on our roads once recreational pot is legal?
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