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Gerald Le Dain was a luminary figure in Canada’s progressive political history. A respected lawyer and former Supreme Court Justice, he authored the Le Dain Commission, a groundbreaking study that recommended cannabis decriminalization in 1973. Unfortunately for Le Dain, the prohibitionists came after him. Hard. Through a series of dirty tactics, vicious personal attacks andRead More

It didn't take long after the defeat of Proposition 19, which would have taxed and regulated marijuana in California, for the cannabis community to realize that legalization's ignominious defeat was fueled by the duplicity - some would say outright treachery - of certain greedy, reactionary elements within the community itself.