A federal bill to impose automatic jail terms for drug crimes, for the first time in Canada, is headed for passage in the House of Commons in a final vote that could happen as early as Thursday.
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CANNABIS CULTURE - Bill C-15, a bill that would introduce mandatory minimum sentences for marijuana in Canada, has received the support of Conservatives and Liberals and been approved by the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.
Pro-marijuana activists gathered this afternoon in downtown Vancouver to enjoy some ganja and protest Canada's drug laws, which prohibit smoking the green stuff.
Tomorrow, Liberal Health Promotion Critic MP for Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca, Dr. Keith Martin, will stand in the Canadian House of Commons to introduce a bill to decriminalize marijuana.