Breaking News. Bill C-45 Officially Passes Senate Vote – Heading for Royal Assent.

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The Senate of Canada has voted to accept the most recent version of the Federal Government’s cannabis legalization legislation – Bill C-45, ending what has been a lengthy process.

The Senate of Canada posted the news to their twitter feed at 7:33 pm tonight.

Bill C-45 will now move forward towards Royal Assent, which is the final step in Canada’s legislative process.  The Senate voted: Yeas – 52, Nays – 29, Abstentions – 2.

We will have more on this developing story.

Vote result on Senator Harder’s motion related to the House of Commons response to the Senate’s amendments to Bill C-45. photo via twitter.