The Canadian Press

2015-12-17 | Trudeau Marijuana

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The prime minister says there's potential for a bit of revenue from legalizing marijuana. But in an interview with The Canadian Press, Justin Trudeau says the federal government isn't looking for a huge financial gain. (Trudeau also cautions that taxing pot too much would fuel the black market, something that resulted from heavy taxation of tobacco cigarettes.)

Date: 2015-12-17
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << yes there's a potential for a bit of Revenue on that but we're certainly not looking for a windfall and it is certainly I thought that money that comes in should go towards addiction treatment and mental health support and and education programs rather than your financing General Revenue >>