Mayor John Tory Supports Decriminalizing Marijuana

Toronto Mayor John Tory (open John Tory’s policard) on Monday reiterated his support for cannabis decriminalization as a “positive step forward for Canada” though there are no immediate plans to follow Vancouver’s lead to regulate how pot is sold.

Last week, Vancouver became the first city in Canada to approve new rules to license and regulate the dozens of outlets that supply pot to medical marijuana users.

Tory said it’s inevitable “that we’re going to have to have some discussion going forward” about the rules governing pot sales. He predicted that marijuana legalization is going to be a major issue in the upcoming federal election campaign.

– Read the entire article at The Toronto Star.