Marijuana legalization meeting draws big crowd, lots of questions, in Inuvik

A crowd of people loaded with questions and curiosity about marijuana legalization packed an information session in Inuvik on Monday, pushing the meeting beyond its two-hour time-frame.

Jennifer, who declined to give her last name, says one of her main concerns is the quality of the cannabis.

"I'd like to know what ingredients would be present, say for example with a packet of cigarettes, you flip it to the side and you know what exactly you are smoking," she said. 

"I want to know what's in there."

Jennifer says one of her main concerns is the quality of the cannabis. (Mackenzie Scott/CBC)

She was one of about 20 people who showed up to the session put on by the territorial government.

​The public feedback will be used to help the government of the Northwest Territories draft its cannabis legislation.

The federal government is legalizing cannabis by July 2018 but leaving it up to the provincial and territorial...

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