Yes, I agree with Mr. Culbert. I also feel that eight decades of prohibition have really skewed our information. There has not been much real science done around cannabis, and now that we're moving towards a regulated framework we'll actually be able to use science as a guide.
As we enter the legalization of cannabis, there will be a lot of studies. Obviously, things will be monitored very closely, and we can then at some point have more actual data on which to base changes in policy, to tweak the policy where it may need tweaking.
As for the age restriction, it seems appropriate to me to delegate a certain amount of that to the provinces, as we see differences in the legal age to consume alcohol in different provinces and different jurisdictions. If the age were made higher than the age to consume alcohol, for a lot of us that would not make a lot of sense. It would effectively promote more alcohol use, which, quite frankly, I don't think we want to do.
The incidence of fetal alcohol syndrome is a very profound—