Federal crime legislation set to be tabled in Parliament Tuesday will put further strain on B.C.'s taxed justice system, experts say.
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CANNABIS CULTURE - Though crime rates in Canada are at their lowest in four decades, the Conservative government today reintroduced crime legislation in a massive omnibus bill that includes mandatory minimum sentences for minor marijuana offences and other extreme and costly measures.
Liberals are ready to go to the polls over the latest government crime bill that’s leading to another round of head-butting in the Commons, saying the legislation could bring jail time for something as innocent as a high school student passing on extra-strength Tylenol capsules to another student with a toothache.
CANNABIS CULTURE - For the latest news on Marc Emery, CCHQ, and Canada's cannabis community, watch new episodes of The Jodie Emery Show each week on Cannabis Culture. This episode: The Vancouver CannaMed Fair, Liberal opposition to Bill S-10, and the latest on Marc.
It has recently been reported that the Liberals have broken ranks with Bill S-10, a terrible anti-pot bill that could see some people going to jail for life for passing a joint.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The Liberal Party of Canada has broken its silence and officially announced its opposition to Bill S-10, the Conservative legislation that includes mandatory minimum sentences for marijuana offences.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Tell the Conservative and Liberal leaders of Canada to say NO to Bill S-10 and oppose harsh new mandatory minimum sentences for marijuana offences - join the online protest by posting messages of Drug Peace on their official Twitter and Facebook pages!
CANNABIS CULTURE - Opposition is growing to Bill S-10, the Conservative-proposed legislation that would bring mandatory minimum sentencing for marijuana offences to Canada, with the release of a new letter from medical and scientific professionals asking the government to support "evidence-based drug policies".
CANNABIS CULTURE - The Senate of Canada has passed Bill S-10, which includes mandatory minimum sentences for marijuana offences. No this is not a drill. The bill will now move to the House of Commons for voting before it can become law.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Major players in the legal system are calling Canada’s Bill S-10 inhumane and unjust, and with good reason. The bill would amend Canada’s Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with mandatory minimum sentences for pot offences and increase the maximum, in some cases, to life behind bars.