Time to Bridge Canada’s Pot Divide

I once got busted for pot when I wasn’t even there. I had left a used hash pipe at a friend’s place. His apartment got raided and he promptly ratted me out. Which was perfectly understandable — he had a record and might actually have gone to jail if he had claimed it.

As a juvenile (so very, very long ago), I faced no such penalty. In fact, the judge assigned to my case — a man named Rodney Mykle, now on the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench — sentenced me to write a 10-page essay on the pros and cons of marijuana.

“Just report whatever you find out,” he said.

– Read the entire article at Vancouver 24 Hours.