Poll: recreational pot

Doctors and researchers are telling Canadian politicians there is little evidence that legalized marijuana poses a threat to public health and safety.

Dr. M.J. Milloy with the B.C. Centre on Substance Use is one of the authors of a report submitted to the Senate this week, outlining the positive and negative impacts legalization has had in other jurisdictions.

Milloy says researchers did not find significant declines in road safety in American states where marijuana had been legalized, but they did find a drop in alcohol sales and in fatal opioid overdoses.

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