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They're also pretty happy.
Treating cannabis as a dangerous and deviant, while treating alcohol as normal and beneficial, is just bad policy and bad advice.
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Legislation easily passed second reading by a vote of 200-76.
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Women occupy only 5 per cent of the seats on marijuana company boards.
While newspapers fall over themselves to be scandalized by 100 grand going towards policing 4/20 once a year, they are silent about the much bigger expense of fighting the pointless war against cannabis. The fact is that Vancouver's cannabis activists have saved the city many millions of dollars over the years.
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Canada is currently one of more than 185 parties to three United Nations drug-control conventions
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The Liberals hope to make marijuana legal by the summer of 2018.
Smokers should at least be 25, the article says.
The federal government's goal is to have a legalized system in place by June 2018.
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From street prices to how often people light up, the government hopes the collected data helps it fight the black market.
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Booze sales will take a $70-million hit in the first year of legal weed, Anderson Economic Group says.
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There are many who ascribe the value of a sin tax to non-medical cannabis use. The argument for high taxation levels is to increase government revenues and discourage the use of an inebriating substance. Proponents of this argument might go as far as to say the more tax the better. This creates a problematic externality.
Considering how important cannabis is to our province in every way, it's surprising that legalization hasn't been a bigger topic in this election. Legalization could be a big boon for B.C., or it could be a devastating blow to our provincial economy. We need a premier who will get it right.
Bringing the public perception of marijuana to a place where women, especially moms, are comfortable being identified as cannabis users may not sound like a big deal, but this is about so much more than enabling more moms to get high - it's about data, health and wellness.