Article by Martin Regg Cohn, The Toronto Star
In our haste to decriminalize marijuana, we have opened up a regulatory vacuum that looks increasingly dopey.
There is a hallucinatory quality to the way intoxicating substances are bought and sold in Ontario these days.
Choose your alcoholic poison — beer, wine, spirits — mindful that robust government regulation (not to mention revenue) remains on tap.
But choose your leafy medicine — marijuana, whether truly medicinal or merely recreational — knowing that government enforcement has gone up in smoke.