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Some highlights from four decades of work by the New Democratic Party to end Canada's war on marijuana. 1971: NDP introduces bill to decriminalize marijuana possession after Liberals ignore the recommendations of the LeDain Commission Report. 1978: NDP Convention passes policy resolution calling for decriminalization of marijuana. 1980: NDP Leader Ed Broadbent calls for decriminalization of marijuana during the 1980 election campaign.