CANNABIS CULTURE – More Canadians are asking the government to take action on pardoning marijuana-related convictions as the country moves forward with pot legalization.
A Liberal candidate in B.C. who suggested marijuana is harmless to children and reduces domestic violence quit the race on Thursday, creating a distraction for Justin Trudeau as he visited the province to promise money for transit projects and a ban on oil tankers off the northern coast.
So my transfer application to serve the remainder of my sentence in Canada is dead, I figure. Despite getting approval from the U.S. Department of Justice and having the endorsement of my prosecutor, the judge who sentenced me, and Corrections Services Canada, the Conservative Minister of Public Safety Stephen Blaney isn't signing on.
This prison blog is in response to the recent media coverage of Liberal Party of Canada leader Justin Trudeau and his comments about smoking pot with Marc Emery (see links at bottom of post). The following is Marc's clarification about what really happened.