Julian Fantino, Who Once Compared Weed to Murder, Defends Opening Medical Marijuana Business

The former Toronto police chief and politician who once compared legalizing weed to legalizing murder is defending his decision to open a company connecting patients with medical marijuana.

Julian Fantino, a former Ontario Provincial Police commissioner and Conservative veterans affairs minister, cut the ribbon for his new business Tuesday with his partner, former RCMP deputy commissioner Raf Souccar.

Aleafia Total Health Network bills itself as a company that will connect patients to the “most effective product” for them and will work with universities and producers to research medical applications of the drug.

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