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Four former BC attorneys-general have joined the call to legalize marijuana. They cite the usual evidence – escalating crime, unconscionable profits for gangsters, lost opportunities for legitimate entrepreneurs and an imbalance in social costs and benefits – all of which provide cogent support for a change in Canadian policy.
I say, yes – let's do it!
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Posted On Feb 25 09:09PM
I would much prefer the "de-criminalization" of marijuana(the LeDain Report-circa 1972)
to it's "legalization" and the creation of new "sin" taxes. It is a weed; those who choose to use it would be able to grow their own, without fear of arrest; and the criminal element of our society would no longer have a market.