There is absolutely no justification for a large federal cannabis bureaucracy, nor should the provinces set up control boards that issue licenses and regulate exchange.
Cannabis should be in a free and fair market.
When the Liberal Party says, “We will legalize, regulate, and restrict access to marijuana,” they can leave out “regulation” because it is redundant.
Regulation is, by definition, restrictive.
Entrepreneurs restrict each other by competing for consumers,
consumers restrict entrepreneurs by patronizing different competitors.
The only way to profit, absent government privileges, is by exchanging
with people on a voluntary basis.
Governments restrict entrepreneurs and consumers by imposing laws.