Cannabis Common Sense #232

Hemp News, with Paul Stanford, then retired Portland Police detective Don Dupay joins Paul to take viewers’ phone calls. We have excerpts from the 1942 U.S. Dept. of Agriculture film, “Hemp for Victory” and another clip from the CNN documentary, “Higher Times,” about cannabis in the Netherlands. Hemp News: Ottawa drops all minor cannabis possession court cases as Ontario courts throw out simple possession laws and Marc Emery tells Toronto to forget SARS and lure tourists with legal marijuana; Gainsville, Florida’s newspaper, the Sun, editorializes against the U.S. Bush administration’s attempts to thwart Canada’s moves to decriminalize herb, meanwhile, a University of Florida student is raped in Gainsville’s jail while serving time for delivery of marijuana.