Cannabis IQ: Get your weekly news and information about legalization

As marijuana officially becomes legal on Oct. 17, most of us still have more questions than answers on how it’ll impact our day-to-day lives.

How can you legally buy pot? What do we know about its health impacts? How does it impact your ability to drive? Will legalization really provide a massive boost to the economy?

We know that many Canadians already use weed. According to an exclusive poll by Ipsos for Global News, 21 per cent of Canadians use cannabis and 72 per cent of those people use it regularly.

So how can you keep up with the changing landscape of legal cannabis?

Our new Cannabis IQ newsletter can help.

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Every Saturday starting Oct. 20, reporter Patrick Cain will help make sense of cannabis in Canada, highlighting an issue you shouldn’t miss, like looking at the effectiveness of roadside drug-impairment tests. He’ll also provide a recap of relevant news from the week — everything from tracking changing regulations to whether you can carry pot on domestic flights.

SEND YOUR QUESTIONS: Ask Patrick your questions about marijuana legalization and read Cannabis IQ each week to see the answer.

Exclusive Global News Ipsos polls are protected by copyright. The information and/or data may only be rebroadcast or republished with full and proper credit and attribution to “Global News Ipsos.”

This Ipsos poll on behalf of Global News was an online survey of 2,000 Canadians conducted between Oct. 5-9. The results were weighted to better reflect the composition of the adult Canadian population, according to census data. The precision of Ipsos online polls is measured using a credibility interval. In this case, the poll is considered accurate to within plus or minus 2.5 percentage points, 19 times out of 20.

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