Castanet - No legal pot going south

Castanet - No legal pot going south

 The times, they are a changing.

Once deemed as illegal in every corner of the earth, marijuana is breaking free of its government-imposed outlaw status and is making its way into mainstream society – legally.

With California, Nevada and Massachusetts joining Alaska, Washington and Colorado in legalizing the plant for recreational use, pot is taking its place in society as a vice endorsed by the masses.

However, legalization of the plant south of the border will likely not be a boon to legal pot growers in Canada.

Darcy Bomford, founder and CEO of Vernon-based True Leaf, said there are still too many rules and regulations in place preventing marijuana to be shipped across the border.

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