With a recent poll in London suggesting that 63% of those questioned would approve of the legalisation of cannabis as a recreational drug, is pressure mounting here in the UK to adopt a Canadian style de-regulation of cannabis? IGTV speaks to Lewis Retik, Partner at the Canadian office of the global law firm Gowling WLG, about the social and political process that Canada has gone through.
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