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Cannabis conversation urged at North American Leaders Summit

At the end of this week, President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto will meet in Ottawa for the North American Leaders’ Summit. Since the summit was first convened in 2005, this regular gathering has been used to discuss shared economic and security issues, like trade and resource management. This year, however, these three leaders have a unique chance to address the future of an industry that will be among the defining political and economic forces of the next ten years, if not the next fifty. That industry is legal cannabis.

It might sound like the start of a corny political joke: Three world leaders walk into a bar, then stage an ad hoc meeting of the Choom Gang. Dismissive attitudes such as these shut down much-needed conversations before they even begin. In reality, legal cannabis is one of the fastest-growing industries in...

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