This article details my analysis of the recommendations brought forward by the Liberal Government’s “Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation.” Full text of the report can be found here: Task force recommendations. As I see, and perhaps you’ll agree, their advice is based on “reefer madness 2.0” – the myth of inherent harm doneRead More
Browsing: Bill Blair
CANNABIS CULTURE – Marijuana activists are responding to the governing Liberal Party of Canada’s press conference this morning to launch their new task force to investigate and “legalize” marijuana.
Bill Blair, the federal government’s lead on legalizing marijuana, has been quietly meeting with advocates for the illegal pot shops springing up across the country, hearing their arguments for how regulating the sector could help eliminate the black market.
CANNABIS CULTURE – High-profile marijuana legalization advocate Jodie Emery has sent an official request to Bill Blair and the Liberal Government of Canada, seeking to be included on the marijuana legalization task force.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Bill Blair, the Liberal MP and former Toronto police chief put in charge of legalizing marijuana in Canada, said granting pardons to people convicted of pot possession “is not being contemplated at this time.”
CANNABIS CULTURE – NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair called on the Canadian government today to immediately decriminalize possession of marijuana.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Liberal members of Canada’s Senate will host an open forum to discuss the legalization of marijuana tomorrow in Ottawa.
Liberals Should Immediately Legalize Marijuana Possession and Expunge Criminal Records: NDP Justice Critic
CANNABIS CULTURE – NDP Justice Critic Murray Rankin recently pressed the governing Liberal Party in the House of Commons for action on campaign promises to legalize marijuana possession and overturn criminal records for pot crimes.