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As of November, any Canadian caught with as few as six cannabis plants faces a mandatory six-month minimum prison term. Ironically, the new rules came into effect at the same time that Washington state and Colorado voted to tax and regulate the recreational use of marijuana by adults.

Four former British Columbian attorneys-general have written to B.C. Premier Christy Clark and NDP opposition leader Adrian Dix to back legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana to help stop gang activity associated with the illegal marijuana trade.

Billions of dollars have been put towards nipping the drug-trade in the bud, yet the ease of obtaining marijuana and its potency have bloomed, while its price has dropped, according to a prominent group lobbying for cannabis legalization.
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