It's 4/20 but in Canada there's nothing to protest about
Today is 4/20 on the calendar and for the first time in years there is no word of a pro pot rally in Niagara Falls, on the 420.
The day which celebrates cannabis culture has been used for years as a rallying call for governments to legalize weed.
But with the Trudeau government announcing plans to legalize the sale of marijuana next year in Canada, we probably won't see many rallies on this side of the border.
Head stateside, and it's a different story, advocates for legalized pot will be handing out free joints on Capitol Hill today to congressional staffer and reporters, in one of several planned protests.
It's intended as a statement against federal interference with states that have legal pot.
The chair of the AODA speaks to Niagara In the Morning about the successes and potential shortcomings as the government attempts to ensure Ontario is accessible to all.