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(A super appears over a blurred image of a set in a busy mall where three experts are seated on a panel).

Text on screen: We invited Canadians to ask their cannabis questions.

(The image shows a close up of a Canadian woman asking a question to an expert).

Canadian Woman: Why is the government legalizing marijuana?

(Cut to an image of the expert, a lawyer, answering the Canadian woman).

Text on screen: Paul Saint-Denis, Lawyer, Government of Canada

Paul Saint-Denis: Three main reasons. One is the new law will help to keep cannabis out of the hands of youth by better preventing them from accessing it.

Text on screen: help keep cannabis out of the hands of youth

Text on screen: prevent access

Paul Saint-Denis: Second is to displace the illegal cannabis market.

Text on screen: displace illegal market

Paul Saint-Denis: And the third is to protect public health and safety with product quality and safety requirements for cannabis.

Text on screen: protect public health and safety

Text on screen: product quality

Text on screen: safety requirements

Text on screen: Your cannabis questions, answered.

Text on screen: Learn more at Canada.ca/Cannabis

Government of Canada Wordmark and musical sting

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