Activist Seeking Moratorium on Marijuana Arrests While Feds Figure Out Legalization

While visiting Toronto today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was for a rough timeline on when pot will be legalized in Canada.

“We’re working on this in a responsible way and we’re going to get it done as quickly as is responsible,” was his answer.

Pot activist Jodie Emery says it’s a concern and disappointing.

She says Trudeau seems to be dragging his heels on this and in the meantime prohibition is costing taxpayers millions of dollars a year and too many Canadians are being arrested for pot possession.

“Our movement is asking the Liberals to stop all marijuana arrests. We need a moratorium on marijuana arrests because money is being wasted going after people for pot and the longer we wait to really move forward on this file, the more lives will be negatively impacted.”

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