Production, regulation and jurisdiction are all top of mind in the discussion to legalize marijuana, and recreational use is set to be legal on July 1, 2018.

But while some debate what should be the legal age of use, there are those with concerns about the detrimental effects cannabis can have on young Canadians.

Dr. Louis Francescutti, a former President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, says the risks are so great that Canada should completely reverse their plans for legalization.