A year ago, Fortune online reported that Colorado's legal marijuana industry is worth $1 billion. While business was booming in Denver, the current Canadian government was elected on a campaign promise to make marijuana legal and regulated but has failed in making any significant steps towards doing so with exception to a report released about the legalization task force.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau avoids a question about decriminalization of marijuana while in the process of legalization.
Notice how he didn't actually answer the question? That's because business as usual for the Liberal government means causing tensions for consumers and sellers while finding a means to have control over every aspect of marijuana legalization.
Dispensaries have sprouted all around Toronto, and have been raided by police and even robbed by bandits. Meanwhile, pot dealers have had to adjust to life with corporate competition and the unchanged fear of being arrested. The consumer however, has never had an easier time scoring strains that suit their needs.