Activist Shares Concerns As Senate Votes On Marijuana Bill

With all eyes on the Senate for the marijuana vote Thursday, one of Canada’s most vocal activists in sharing her thoughts on the legislation.

The owner of ‘Cannabis Culture’ magazine has mixed emotions about the Cannabis Act – Bill C-45.

Jodie Emery says details in this legislation will actually introduce more, and harsher penalties than the current law.

“It goes from 8 marijuana offences today, to 45 offences under Bill C-45. It also has 14-year maximums available, which equates it with pornography or terrorism – so the Bill has a lot of bad stuff in it .. but if Canada does not pass legalization this summer, that will be disappointing and distressing news for people around the world, specifically those on the business side of things that have a lot of money invested in this thing being passed.”

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