The retail plans change province to province. So do the number of stores. The bylaws on where you can smoke pot change by municipality, and sometimes building to building. Enforcement of infractions will likely change depending on who’s doing the enforcing. So yeah, you could say there’s a lot still to be decided about how recreational marijuana will actually function when it becomes legal in Canada on Oct. 17.
Jason Markusoff of Maclean’s has exhaustively combed through the details to paint us a picture of what the rollout of legal pot will look like in Canada, what’s still to be done and what’s simply gonna have to be figured out later. How ready is Canada for Oct. 17? It mostly depends on where you live.