Article by The Canadian Press via The Chronicle Herald
Reena Rampersad doesn’t hide her love of weed, but she’s discreet when socializing with people she knows are not regular users.
The Hamilton resident is mindful that many people still do not approve of recreational use, even though it’s now legal.
That disparity is glaring when she goes out for dinner at a nice restaurant and still feels compelled to sneak around.
“Everybody around me is able to enjoy glasses of wine and their alcohol in pairing with their meal but I have to have a smoke … in an alleyway or somewhere before I go in,” says Rampersad, a Caribbean caterer who describes cannabis as a cultural aspect of her life that is not about getting high.