2018年10月19日「prohibition」

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They started lining up before dawn, down the street, around the block.
Thousands of Canadians waiting hours to buy marijuana.
夜明け前から長蛇の列 大麻を買おうと並ぶ数千人のカナダ人だ

The country now one of only two in the world to legalize recreational pot.
娯楽用大麻の合法化は世界で2か国目だ

It’s pretty cool, actually. It’s like coming out of a prohibition.
禁酒法が撤廃された気分です

Yes, there are detractors. The Canadian Medical Association Journal calls it all
だが批判もある カナダ医師会は—

an “uncontrolled experiment” putting money above “the health of Canadians.”
“歯止めのない実験”で“利益を優先している”とした

But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau,
一方 合法化を推進したトルドー首相は—

who campaigned on a promise to legalize, today tweeted that
egulating pot means “Profits out of the hands of criminals.”
“犯罪者の手に渡る利益が減る”とツイートした

It could also mean an estimated $400 million in tax revenues.
4億ドルの税収も見込めるといわれる

Can you bring some of that marijuana back across the border? Is that legal?
米国への持ち込みは合法か?

Customs and Border Protection says absolutely not.
And if they catch you with it at the border, you could be arrested.
当局によると違法だ 見つかれば逮捕される可能性もある

 

単語・熟語

prohibition
禁酒法

legalize
合法化する

marijuana
大麻