Justin Trudeau Marijuana

Harper's Pot Claim Contains 'A Lot Of Baloney'

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Politics

The Conservative leader recently said marijuana is "infinitely worse" than tobacco.

Pot 'Infinitely Worse' Than Tobacco: Harper

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.03.2015 | Canada Politics

The Conservative leader says there's overwhelming evidence about the drug's long-term effects.

Tories Blast Trudeau's Vow To Work On Legalizing Pot 'Right Away'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum and Ryan Maloney | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada Politics

"We're going to get started on that right away."

Althia Raj

B.C. Liberal Candidate Says Pot Causes No Harm To Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Politics

"The harm that has happened to families is a harm caused by bad laws."

Trudeau Backs Controversial Medical Pot Shop

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2015 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is speaking out in support of a controversial medical marijuana store in Winnipeg.During a stop in th...

Anti-Drug Ad Blitz Cost Taxpayers Millions

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Newly released figures show the Conservative government spent more than $7 million on a 10-week, anti-drug advertising campaign that wrapped ...

Pot Legalization Could Be On Horizon As Attitudes Mellow

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Smoke it, toke it, vape it, eat it — marijuana, it seems, is going mainstream.Once widely reviled by society at large as the demon weed, m...

Looser Pot Laws Still On Table: MacKay

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2014 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - The federal government is still assessing whether to allow police to ticket people caught with small amounts of marijuana instead of pursu...

Anti-Pot Campaign Isn't About Trudeau: Health Minister

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Health Minister Rona Ambrose denies the federal government's marijuana awareness campaign is aimed at Justin Trudeau."Telling kids to not smo...

Canada's Doctors Decline Anti-Marijuana Campaign

CBC | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada Politics

The main groups representing Canadian doctors have declared they will not participate in Health Canada's upcoming anti-drug campaign targeting yo...

Trudeau: Anti-Pot Ads Prove Gov't Priorities 'In The Wrong Place'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Politics

SASKATOON - Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau lashed out Thursday at the federal government over a Postmedia report that Health Canada has approac...

Tories Full Of It When It Comes To Trudeau's Pot Plan?

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - "The Liberal Party of Canada's most pressing policy announcement under Justin Trudeau's leadership was to endorse the legalization of marijua...

Tory Flyer Says Trudeau Lectured Kids On 'Benefits' Of Marijuana. Except He Didn't

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

A flyer circulated by Conservative minister Julian Fantino makes some questionable claims about what Justin Trudeau is telling children about marijuan...

Tories Taking Eyes Off The Ball With Talk Of Sex And Drugs

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada Politics

It is a trite and mostly meaningless talking point, but the Conservatives do best when they are "focusing on the economy." But that focus seems to be ...

'Misleading' Tory Flyer Says Trudeau Promotes Pot To Kids

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.23.2014 | Canada Politics

It appears Conservatives looking ahead to the 2015 election still believe Justin Trudeau's support of marijuana legalization is a political weakness t...

Princess Of Pot Set To Run For Federal Liberals

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Jodie Emery, a leading marijuana activist and wife of the imprisoned "Prince of Pot," is set to run federally for the Liberal Party, reports The Georg...

Tory Attack On Trudeau Features Ex-Grit MP

CP | Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservatives are pulling out all the stops in a bid to steal Scarborough-Agincourt away from the Liberals, including giving the Toronto ...

Trudeau's Mom: Ford 'Courageous' For Seeking Help

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Politics

Margaret Trudeau is commending Toronto Mayor Rob Ford for seeking help for his substance abuse issues. The mother of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau ...

WATCH: The Trudeau Attack Ads Tories Don't Want You To See.. Online

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada Politics

It appears Conservatives are executing something of a covert attack on Justin Trudeau. While Tories haven't been shy about slamming Trudeau, even r...

Some Tories Push For Pot Law Changes

CBC | Alison Crawford, Trinh Theresa Do, CBC News | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Politics

Senator Vern White is among a growing number of Conservative caucus members who want to change the law surrounding marijuana possession to allow pol...

Risky Business

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada Politics

Liberals gathered in Montreal over the weekend to vote on policy resolutions and, according to a new poll, a few have the potential to boost support f...

Yes, Trudeau Rolling Papers Exist

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada Politics

What began as a mere pipe dream and a silly gag cooked up by Conservative operatives now might be the perfect gift for the politically astute pothead ...

Tory MP Attacks Trudeau 'Pot Plan'

CBC | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada Politics

New Brunswick Southwest MP John Williamson has sent a flyer to constituents asking for their reaction to Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's so-called "p...

Trudeau Watching U.S. Pot Experiment

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Politics

OKOTOKS, Alta. - Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau thinks there are lessons to be learned from the legalization of marijuana in some U.S. states.S...

Stop Pretending Marijuana Prohibition Protects Children

Michael Bolen | Posted 04.19.2014 | Canada Politics
Michael Bolen

The Tories can't even mention Justin Trudeau and his plan to legalize pot without resorting to a plea to 'think of the children!' They'll tell you pot can fry a developing brain, spoil an academic career or even turn your son or daughter into an addict. But prohibition isn't keeping pot away from teens. It is ruining young lives across the continent. As it so often with misguided legislation, it's the disadvantaged who suffer most.