The Pot TV News for October 21, 2002

LEAP: LAW ENFORCEMENT AGAINST PROHIBITION

NO CHARTER RIGHT TO MEDICAL POT, FEDS ARGUE
The right to smoke marijuana for medicinal reasons is no more enshrined in the Charter of Rights than the right to smoke crack cocaine, lawyers for the federal government argued in Canada’s Supreme Court.

COPS WANT MONEY FOR SEIZED HOMES
Surrey RCMP Const Tim Shields confirmed last Friday that his police are now seizing houses to help pay their bills. "The City of Surrey is paying for 90 per cent of our policing; why should they not receive some cost recovery?"

NEVADA AG SLAMS STATE DECRIM INITIATIVE
Initiative leader, Billy Rogers blasted the Attorney General for suggesting Nevada would incur liability for "cancer caused by the sale of marijuana." He said the state "never has had to pay a penny in damages for licensing 7-Elevens and other retail stores to sell cigarettes."

POLICE AND JUDGES OPPOSE DRUG WAR
Pot TV interviews Peter Christ, a retired police captain who has founded a police organization that believes "the drug war can never be won, and is doing more harm than good."

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