Demonstrators Hope Softened Marijuana Stance Leads to Legalization

It’s getting harder to justify any law criminalizing marijuana use given successful legalization efforts in certain U.S. states and private medical growers operating in Canada, demonstrators at a Kitchener 4/20 demonstration said Monday.

“It should be like any other health-care product,” organizer Jeff Morrison said. “Most people agree now that we do need steps (to legalize marijuana).”

At about 4:20 p.m. on Monday afternoon, about 100 people could be seen sitting around a corner of Kitchener’s Carl Zehr Square. Some smoked hand-rolled joints. Others carried flags and other items with marijuana leaves on them.

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