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Canada legalizes recreational marijuana

A woman smokes a joint on the day Canada legalizes recreational marijuana at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A woman smokes a joint on the day Canada legalizes recreational marijuana at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A woman smokes a joint on the day Canada legalizes recreational marijuana at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Dan Thompson (left) and her partner, Nick Frankruyter, share a joint on the day at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Dan Thompson (left) and her partner, Nick Frankruyter, share a joint on the day at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Dan Thompson (left) and her partner, Nick Frankruyter, share a joint on the day at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton applauds after handing Ian Power and Nikki Rose, who were first in line to purchase the first legal recreational marijuana after midnight, their purchases at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. 

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Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton applauds after handing Ian Power and Nikki Rose, who were first in line to purchase the first legal recreational marijuana after midnight, their purchases at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador....more

Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton applauds after handing Ian Power and Nikki Rose, who were first in line to purchase the first legal recreational marijuana after midnight, their purchases at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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A man smokes a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A man smokes a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A man smokes a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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A man dances with a marijuana flag at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A man dances with a marijuana flag at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A man dances with a marijuana flag at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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A man smokes a bong and a cigarette at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A man smokes a bong and a cigarette at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A man smokes a bong and a cigarette at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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A woman and her baby pose for a photo with "Toke-a-roo" at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A woman and her baby pose for a photo with "Toke-a-roo" at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A woman and her baby pose for a photo with "Toke-a-roo" at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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A woman smokes a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A woman smokes a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A woman smokes a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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People wait in line for the opening of the Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) store in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

People wait in line for the opening of the Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) store in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

People wait in line for the opening of the Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) store in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Jonathan Hirsh smokes a joint during a "wake and bake" event in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Jonathan Hirsh smokes a joint during a "wake and bake" event in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Jonathan Hirsh smokes a joint during a "wake and bake" event in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Kristy Calkins poses for photos during a "wake and bake" event in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Kristy Calkins poses for photos during a "wake and bake" event in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

Kristy Calkins poses for photos during a "wake and bake" event in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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Cannabis is seen under a magnifying glass at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Cannabis is seen under a magnifying glass at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Cannabis is seen under a magnifying glass at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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A sign advertises the available cannabis products at the Thomas H. Clarke Distribution retail store in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

A sign advertises the available cannabis products at the Thomas H. Clarke Distribution retail store in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

A sign advertises the available cannabis products at the Thomas H. Clarke Distribution retail store in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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A man lights a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A man lights a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A man lights a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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A woman blows bubbles at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A woman blows bubbles at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A woman blows bubbles at Trinity Bellwoods Park in Toronto. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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A decoration resembling a giant marijuana bud drops towards the crowd at midnight, during a party marking the legalization of recreational cannabis in Toronto, Ontario. Chandra Raye/@chachmusic/Handout via REUTERS

A decoration resembling a giant marijuana bud drops towards the crowd at midnight, during a party marking the legalization of recreational cannabis in Toronto, Ontario. Chandra Raye/@chachmusic/Handout via REUTERS

A decoration resembling a giant marijuana bud drops towards the crowd at midnight, during a party marking the legalization of recreational cannabis in Toronto, Ontario. Chandra Raye/@chachmusic/Handout via REUTERS
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A woman lights a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A woman lights a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio

A woman lights a joint at Trinity Bellwoods Park, in Toronto, Ontario. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio
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A couple cycles with a flag as they celebrate the legalization of recreational marijuana in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

A couple cycles with a flag as they celebrate the legalization of recreational marijuana in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

A couple cycles with a flag as they celebrate the legalization of recreational marijuana in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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A man smells his cannabis purchase outside the Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) store in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

A man smells his cannabis purchase outside the Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) store in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

A man smells his cannabis purchase outside the Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) store in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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Chrissy Brun looks over a cannabis menu with customers at the Natural Vibe store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. 


REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Chrissy Brun looks over a cannabis menu with customers at the Natural Vibe store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Chrissy Brun looks over a cannabis menu with customers at the Natural Vibe store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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A salesclerk in the Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) store finishes bagging a purchase in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

A salesclerk in the Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) store finishes bagging a purchase in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

A salesclerk in the Quebec Cannabis Society (SQDC) store finishes bagging a purchase in Montreal, Quebec. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi
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A customer holding a cannabis product gestures while leaving the Natural Vibe store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

A customer holding a cannabis product gestures while leaving the Natural Vibe store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

A customer holding a cannabis product gestures while leaving the Natural Vibe store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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An employee packs purchases into a shopping bag after the first legal recreational marijuana sale after midnight at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.   REUTERS/Chris Wattie

An employee packs purchases into a shopping bag after the first legal recreational marijuana sale after midnight at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

An employee packs purchases into a shopping bag after the first legal recreational marijuana sale after midnight at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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Customers line up outside the Natural Vibe store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Customers line up outside the Natural Vibe store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Customers line up outside the Natural Vibe store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton poses for a photo with Ian Power and Nikki Rose, who were first in line to purchase the first legal recreational marijuana after midnight, at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton poses for a photo with Ian Power and Nikki Rose, who were first in line to purchase the first legal recreational marijuana after midnight, at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris...more

Canopy Growth CEO Bruce Linton poses for a photo with Ian Power and Nikki Rose, who were first in line to purchase the first legal recreational marijuana after midnight, at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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Cannabis is seen on display at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Cannabis is seen on display at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Cannabis is seen on display at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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Customers line up to purchase the first legal recreational marijuana at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Customers line up to purchase the first legal recreational marijuana at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Customers line up to purchase the first legal recreational marijuana at a Tweed retail store in St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. REUTERS/Chris Wattie
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