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06/22/2018 09:00 EDT | Updated 06/22/2018 13:23 EDT

'Follow-Up' Podcast: Parliament Wraps With Legal Bud And A Conservative Twist

House of Commons hijinks return Sept. 17.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reflected in a monitor while speaking during a news conference in Ottawa on June 20, 2018.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is reflected in a monitor while speaking during a news conference in Ottawa on June 20, 2018.

OTTAWA — True to tradition, June has been a political gongshow.

In its last days before summer break, the House of Commons has been buzzing with activity. Parliament passed the Liberal government's bill to legalize recreational marijuana — a day after the party got smoked in a rare byelection defeat.

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