The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. Conservative senators have been threatening to slow or even kill the Liberal government’s cannabis legalization bill for months. But with a third reading in the upper house approaching, and a Senate committee having just recommended a year’s delay in implementing the law, things are getting serious. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is standing his ground. He insists marijuana will be legal by summer, as planned. He’s right to do so. Globe editorial: The Senate should stand down on cannabis

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