Decriminalize Marijuana

How To Decriminalize Marijuana

Dana Larsen | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dana Larsen

Did you know that B.C. can decriminalize marijuana? Indeed, any Canadian province could decriminalize marijuana possession at any time. Provinces have all kinds of legal options when it comes to dealing with possession of marijuana. We know what the RCMP's preferred option is: more arrests and more charges for marijuana possession. The RCMP have increased marijuana possession charges across Canada by about 30 per cent since Harper came to power. In B.C. the increase has been the greatest: there was a 211 per cent increase in pot possession charges between 2005 and 2011.

B.C.'s Path To Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Marijuana legalization is back in the minds of British Columbians after voters in Washington state chose to decriminalize recreational use of the drug...