Majority of Canadians agree pot should be legal: poll

The government has convinced the population of the wisdom of its promise, but that public consultations are still needed to determine how to proceed
The Globe and Mail (Canada)
Monday, February 29, 2016

canada-trudeau-cannabis2A strong majority in Canada agree with the Liberal government’s plan to legalize marijuana, and half of them feel users should be able to grow their own pot at home, a new Globe and Mail/Nanos Research poll has found. The poll also found that Canadians would prefer that cannabis be sold in dedicated dispensaries or pharmacies than through a liquor store. The poll of 1,000 Canadians found that legalizing marijuana is supported or somewhat supported by 68 per cent of the population. (See also: Legalizing pot: How should Canada tax it, and by how much)