Canada made history earlier this week by becoming only the second country in the world to legalise cannabis for recreational use.
Following in the footsteps of Uruguay, whose pharmacies started selling the drug last year, the north American nation believes the move will help take profits away from organised crime.
Campaigners have urged the UK to adopt a similar stance, although the issue of legalising drugs remains a controversial subject politically.
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