CANNABIS CULTURE - The Conservatives' ominous omnibus crime bill, C-10, is coming under fire from all sides. Experts, opposition politicians, and even conservative crime-fighters from Texas warn the bill is "counterproductive" and could spell disaster for Canada.
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Canada's justice minister, Rob Nicholson, said "this is just the beginning" when he unveiled the Harper government's infamous 100-page omnibus crime bill last week, and he likely meant it.
The Conservative government is flexing its majority muscle, forcing an early vote in Parliament on a massive crime bill that critics say will send Canada down the route of the failed U.S. war on drugs.
CANNABIS CULTURE - Watch Cannabis Culture News LIVE for the latest news and views on pot politics and the marijuana community. In this episode: The Conservative government of Canada has reintroduced nine crime bills as one ominous piece of legislation called Bill C-10. We dissect the bill and discuss the details with Beyond Prohibition Executive Director Kirk Tousaw.
The majority Conservative government unveiled sweeping new laws Tuesday to make teenage troublemakers, pot growers and assorted bad guys quiver and quake.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is getting tougher on pot growers than he is on rapists of children.
Canadian Justice Minister Weasel Rob Nicholson went to pathetic lengths today to duck tough questions about the cost of the Conservative's omnibus crime bill from CTV journalist Seamus O'Regan.
A sweeping omnibus crime bill tabled Tuesday that seeks to crack down on young offenders, drug dealers, sexual predators and Canadians in foreign prisons is under fire from critics - who argue it's a waste of time and money since crime rates are on the wane in Canada.
The Liberal Party of Canada does not come to the table on the Conservative government’s crime legislation with clean hands.
Federal crime legislation set to be tabled in Parliament Tuesday will put further strain on B.C.'s taxed justice system, experts say.