ONTARIO JUDGE SAYS POT LEGAL IN CANADA
WINDSOR, Ont. — A Windsor judge has ruled that a federal law prohibiting possession of small amounts of marijuana is invalid in Ontario, opening the floodgates for other judges to reach the same conclusion and increasing pressure on the federal government to make its position clear.
HALF OF CANADIANS WANT RELAXED POT LAW
OTTAWA — New poll finds only 47% of Canadians are opposed to reform. B.C. leads with 56% favoring decrim or legalization.
DRIVE BY SHOOTING AT HOLY SMOKE
CHILLIWACK, B.C. — The Holy Smoke Compassion Club earned the dubious honor of becoming Canada’s first drive-by shooting for 2003. A bullet hole was discovered in the front door early this morning by Holy Smoke president Brian Carlisle when he arrived for work.
DRUG TESTS CURB STUDENT ATHLETE USE OF POT, FORCING THEM TO USE ALCOHOL INSTEAD.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Student athletes subject to random drug testing at an Oregon high school were almost four times less likely to use drugs, but Principal admits her students just end up substituting booze instead, creating more harm, not less. Researchers concluded that “marijuana decriminalization would reduce youth traffic fatalities by 5.5 per cent, youth drinking rates by eight percent and binge drinking rates by five percent.”