Some Manitobans worry province is falling behind on cannabis plan for July 2018 – Winnipeg

As the anticipated July 1, 2018 legalization of marijuana date comes closer, some Manitobans wanting to take part in the business are expressing frustration.

The province of Manitoba said work continues on the cannabis plan and that nothing is being stalled, but Manitoba has not revealed any of its plans.

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Ontario and Alberta have both started rolling out their own.

On Wednesday, Alberta said weed will not be sold in stores that handle alcohol or cigarettes and that it will be sold in specialty shops. The legal age to buy pot will be the same as the legal drinking age, 18.

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In Ontario, the plan released last month explained it will sell marijuana in 150 government run stores, with 40 of them hoping to be open by summer. The legal age in Ontario will be the same as the legal drinking age in the province, 19.

But in Manitoba, more questions than answers.

“They are dragging their heels,

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