Results for Hashtag #cannabis

  • #MarcEmery #Cannabis Am I the only one who’s troubled about Marc Emery and his self-professed political vendetta? He and Jodie seem bound and determined to attach themselves to the LPC, with or without invitation. Certainly, I don’t begrudge Mrs. Emery for running for acclamation. That’s her right as a Canadian, and more than permissible…[Read more]

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    • I don’t share your concern Kevin, given that the LPC has made it clear that the LPC has no association with Mr. Emery or his campaign. That said, Mr. Emery is free to promote whatever he wishes as an individual Canadian. His wife Jodie also has the right to send in nomination papers to run as an LPC candidate as she has publicly stated. That…[Read more]

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      • And that’s very true, Doug. I know that the LPC has made it clear that we have no association with Mr. Emery. But, you know as well as I do that little things like facts don’t get in the way of the Conservatives conjecture, nor their attack ads.

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    • The conservatives will use this against Trudeau no matter what the Liberal Party says.
      The only thing they can do is make sure he is not invited to speak at any party funded gatherings across the country. The people who believe he represents our party are the same people who will vote for Harper under any and all circumstance.
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    • I’m not concerned. Marc is sincere in his one objective of eliminating marijuana prohibition. I do believe he has the good sense to be respectful in his approach. We are allied on this issue, but only this issue. His other views about libertarianism are too extreme for moderate Liberals I think. Jodie is more reserved, and has been a Liberal…[Read more]

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      • Ahh, the Ignatieff days. They were interesting, if nothing else. For as much as people may occasionally go after our current leader for what he says, but I found that his predecessor triggered far more ‘huh’ moments for me than Justin ever has. But, I digress..

        I think that the Emerys still remain a calculated risk. I was happy to watch my…[Read more]

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        • What the Emery’s are doing for us already is trying their hardest to convince apathetic disenfranchised young people to vote Liberal for real change. All we have to do is let Canadians know that there are a lot of different people who for a lot of different reasons want to see marijuana regulation happen, and Marc is probably the most passionate…[Read more]

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          • And certainly there is nothing wrong with what they’re doing. As I said, I think that Mrs. Emery would be a perfectly fine candidate provided that she passes the vetting process. I agree that in fact that method of protest is the one that Liberals would choose out of any, so certainly it’s not the reason to shun them if there ever was…[Read more]

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            • I think if someone stole 5 years of my life over something as benign as seeds, I would use words much sharper than vendetta. U.S. prison is among the least savoury of images I can conjure, and I commend him for his restraint.

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  • Robert Hawthorne posted an update 4 months ago

    #cannabis, this whole conversation is missing the point. why? take care of the why the people are using drugs in the first place and then the demand goes away and the dealers move out. but poverty drives a lot of drug use/abuse and until we can put more folks back to work in a rejuvenated manufacturing sector we face using those same people to…[Read more]

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    • I am on Medical Cannabis and I have to use a dealer because I can’t afford what Harper is trying to force down my throat. It is so much more than just a recreational drug but most street drugs are misused pharmaceuticals, except tobacco and alcohol and this is another point being missed
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    • For the Harper government, it is not about achieving meaningful results or protecting the vulnerable from drug dealers. It is about fooling Canadians into thinking action is being taken when nothing has really changed. Continued prohibition ensures the marijuana market stays where it’s been for decades … in the hands of the existing drug dealer…[Read more]

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      • it would be tough for harper to go back to Mr. deep pocket and tell him/her/them they won’t be able to fill those nice new private prisons with those low life sick and dying patients, as in veterans who can’t afford $400+ for the pain killer they could grow in their back yard. and for those who are going to whine about medical grow ops in their…[Read more]

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  • http://www.liberal.ca/activity/hashtag/MarcEmery #cannabis
    as for emery, Justin has managed it well to date, leaving the bubble crowd with little to chew on.

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  • #cannabis The war on drugs is an abject failure. It’s been going on since the 1960’s with no tangible results, other than creating enormously powerful drug lords. Dealing with addicts by imprisonment is the wrong approach and we don’t really need to worry about the casual users.

    Legalising cannabis and decriminalising other drugs while…[Read more]

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    • If you want to fight drug’s, the best way would be to infiltrate schools and remove as much addicts as possible. To cut their clients would be the best solution and thus, you need to remove it from high schools and from the street. By encouraging the population to react negatively to it, like they did at a certain time with prostitution buy…[Read more]

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      • Michael: The object is to mitigate! That is to have people choose less harmful recreational fare and to put the criminals who supply dangerous recreational drugs out of business. Youngsters use illegal drugs because they are more easily available that the “legal” ones and pills are less visible than bottles. Legalizing, is controlling usage for…[Read more]

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        • Thank’s Lloyd I understand what you are trying to do and agree with you. What I wanted to say is that the Surete du Québec had tried in the past to infiltrate some schools in the past and they had a proof that it is where they make the kids drug users. That is why the government shoud encourage police forces all around the country to infiltrate…[Read more]

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          • Thanks Michael: The kids buy and are occasionally employed as mules. Trying to stop kids is what police forces have been trying to do. Doing it again will not likely change the outcome; which is why LPC want to legalize at least the major rec. drug in order to control it. Controlling booze sales does not stop all kids from drinking but it stops…[Read more]

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      • So in order to weed out one of the most harmful drugs they should infiltrate schools and take out the drinkers?

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        • What I mean by that Frank is by arresting a couple of dealers in the schools, it will have an effect on the users and it should diminish their addiction to it. At least, they would think twice before trying to buy in the school and it would force out of the schools the dealers so it would be more easy for the police pinpoint them our of the shools.

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          • Arresting dealers during the past 50 years has not worked. Supply and demand is an economic truth that says the market will create new dealers. Create a legal *regulated* market, and the black market gangsters lose their monopoly. Now you can take out a dealer, and his customers have a regulated supply to purchase. The market no longer has to…[Read more]

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    • Every time you hit them, they hit back by adding more drugs. The only way is to attack the base and remove as much clients as possible. It is the only way to win that fight.. Putting people in jail is no way to help them, they get more corrupted there than anywhere else. The correctional system is another failure and a big one two. Prisons…[Read more]

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      • You should look up the success Colorado is having with legalization. Millions earned in taxes and major crime is down 5%. Not to mention the money saved by courtrooms not being clogged with ridiculous marijuana charges.

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        • I agree with you Jeff, that it would be a step in the good direction; more money and less crime and I dont criticize over it at all. What I want to show is more a principle fact that if the government legalize a part of the drugs. They will directly fight the drugs lords and use it to increase their revenues and level down a bit the crime rate. …[Read more]

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    • Christopher: One could add a burgeoning legal bureaucracy, gleeful beer hawkers, etc. That being the case, why does the ”dark side” feign righteous indignation at your notion and obviously that of JT? How do the ”mom & pop” merchants, and dwellers of the modest side of town benefit from any war, least of all the war on drugs. It’s clearly not a…[Read more]

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  • #cannabis To quote today’s Telegraph: “Even casual use of cannabis alters brain, warn scientists. Experimenting with cannabis on a casual basis damages the brain permanently, research has found. People who had only used cannabis once or twice a week for a matter of months were found to have changes in the brain that govern emotion, motivation…[Read more]

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    • I guess we should be equally concerned then with caffeine, alcohol, or tobacco, given that all of these substances can be regarded as mind altering substances. If we were to regulate everything on earth that could adversely affect us, their would likely be very little left at all.

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    • The study was funded by The National Institute on Drug abuse and is therefore self serving. It is noted that these same users use alcohol which is a known brain damaging drug. Also the US government patented Cannibinoids as neuroprotectants. I’m not disputing that the abuse of many substances can harm the brain and body but one must question why…[Read more]

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    • I’d like to comment on the comments. The Liberal Party is a self-confessed “evidence based” party, which presumably means it will follow the evidence wherever that takes it. That is not an easy thing to do, because the evidence all too often conflicts with our – not to mention the voters’ – beliefs. Speaking of that conflict, the science – or…[Read more]

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      • The study doesn’t give evidence of harmful effects. Talk about red hearings. Now we’re using Fukishma in the equation.

        I do agree on climate change though.

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    • Here’s a link to what I would describe as a middle of the road evaluation of the article mentioned.

      http://www.thespec.com/living-story/4494551-just-how-bad-is-marijuana-for-your-health-/

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      • I agree the article is more nuanced, though some of the emotion-laden language raises red flags for me. I wish he had spent less time picking the study apart and more time answering the question raised by his title: Just how bad is marijuana for your health?

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        • He did. Moderate use does little or no harm. The amounts used by those in the study would be considered very heavy use by most. Even then the study did not prove harm.

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    • When cannabis is so ubiquitous and available, there is no point in pretending we are going to prevent anyone from using it. I agree it likely alters the brain, particularly of the young where the brain is still in development.

      However…. legalizing and regulating is what takes it off the street and at least out of general usage. We spend a…[Read more]

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  • #cannabis It is time that we told Canadians the truth. It is time for Canadians to learn that the Harper laws on Cannabis fund drug gangs, increase taxes, and put our children AT RISK.

    I have no interest in Cannabis, but I know that if I want to find it I can currently go to any street corner. That is EXACTLY what I don’t want for my young…[Read more]

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    • Good post Cal. It’s a relatively innocuous plant for adults and the best way to make it a little harder for youth to access is to legalize and regulate

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  • #cannabis

    Here’s a link to a totally unbiased study proving that cannabis makes you smarter.

    Well it’s at least as unbiased and as much proof as the ’brain-damage study’.

    http://www.hightimes.com/read/stoners-have-better-cognition-non-smokers

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  • #cannabis, is really not my cup of tea, neighder alcohol, neighder cigarette. This are just for the ones that have lost control, and if you want full control stay away from it. Look at it this way, doing all this things is pleasure and according to religents everything there is pleasure in is a sin, something to think about.

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    • My religion embraces pleasure and wants it’s followers to be suffering free. The only reason for guilt is control and if it is applied as unforgivable sin it is easy to turn anyone into a slave to that religion. Think for yourself and don`t expect others to follow the same beliefs you do. I use Cannabis to control chronic pain that will claim…[Read more]

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    • I really don’t think that there are any religions that equate pleasure with sin. Many, many things that provide pleasure are not sinful. Overindulgence (gluttony) may be considered a sin, but merely the pursuit of pleasure? No, not a sin.

      I should be free to pursue any pleasure I want as long as it hurts no one else. And I don’t think the…[Read more]

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  • John Langenecker posted a new activity comment 7 months ago

    In reply to: Chris Stewart posted an update #renewal I support Justin’s (and the greenlight committee) in their decision to remove the candidacy of Ms. Innes. Open nominations was never meant to be rule free nominations. […] View

    “words”

    I can remember a discussion about Justin and his stand on #cannabis. If memory serves me, you were part of that discussion.

    Someone noted that Justin used the word “decimalization” when he was addressing a question from a student. Some people then drew the conclusion that he did not support legalization.

    When he was describing a…[Read more]

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    • Actually, when Justin first said “decriminalization” he MEANT decriminalization. After which he got himself up to speed on the issue and on LPC policy and changed his mind (and his word) to “legalization”

      However that is somewhat irrelevant to this conversation.

      Words are just words until ACTIONS are put with them. Using words like…[Read more]

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  • #cannabis

    Great news re Friday’s (21MAR14) successful injunction against MMPR thanks to professionalism of BC Counsellor, John CONROY and Justice Michael MANSON…

    http://read.thestar.com/?origref=#!/article/532c9e90ec069123fb0001e6

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  • Dave McKeen posted an update 1 year ago

    #cannabis The story just keeps growing and the government seems determined to force another almost 40,000 people into criminal activity when they are forced to start paying Mafia prices for their medical cannabis no matter who they have to buy it from. This is what I found tonight and I have no idea what I’m going to do next…[Read more]

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    • So lets see.. As of the stroke of midnight, April Fool’s Day, at 5G/day = 25 plants. Self grown & use only, at (what these new racketeer ’commercial growers’ will be changing at best) $5/g..

      Hmm.. $5 x 5g/day = $25 x 7 days = $175/week x 4 weeks = $700/month..

      WAIT A MINUTE! Up to March 31st it cost me $0/month! Hmmm..

      See, nature & health…[Read more]

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  • Kim Best posted an update 9 months, 1 week ago

    #cannabis
    I am a licensed medical marijuana patient and producer. I’m also a Liberal Party Member, and have a serious issue with the new rules being adopted on April 1, 2014. My biggest issues are with respect to safety, harassment by the RCMP and and my ability to obtain my medicine starting April 1, 2014. My family and I were recently…[Read more]

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    • The biggest problem is the way the Conservatives are doing this. The problem all of you are facing is that it’s not covered under provincial drug plans. I think they did this on purpose because medical marijuana users are so few in numbers and and hard up for cash because of their disabilities they can’t fight back or even lobby their provincial…[Read more]

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    • you are absolutely right on all counts. your first mistake was in notifying the police about your permit, its none of their business! if they choose to ignore basic legal rights of every Canadian then sue them. some small communities have folks with very small minds and nothing new will get by them.
      the reason why legalization is taking off is…[Read more]

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    • April 1st = April Fool’s Day! How fitting an insult can that be?

      So now we are supposed to bend over further for the yet more unconstitutional illegality of forcing further restrictions to our already violated constitutional rights of free access & cultivation & use of a natural plant? No more therapeutic gardening, no more self-dependence &…[Read more]

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  • #cannabis
    Now that Colorado and Washington States are opening up to marijuana, there are new articles coming out.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/marijuana-frequently-asked-questions/2014/01/02/2b9bf6c0-73c4-11e3-8b3f-b1666705ca3b_story.html

    It will be interesting to see how things progress. I am particularly concerned…[Read more]

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    • Interesting points on addiction and impaired driving. If cannabis is legal, the police will need to be able to convict for stoned driving much as they do for drunk driving (and they will need a benchmark test for it). With Colorado leading the charge, and border state NY allowing medical use, it will make it easier to sell the business community…[Read more]

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      • Hugh:
        I don’t think we have begun to see the opposition that is going to arise on this issue. I think we need to watch Colorado and Washington states and see how this all plays out. The big issue to me is teenagers who clearly can have long term detrimental effects.
        Meanwhile we don’t have a stance on Global Warming.
        Overall, we are going to…[Read more]

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        • micheal: the issue with teens and cannabis and mental health issues isn’t to be blamed on pot. those teens who go on to develop mental health issues are often seeking relief for those same mental issues by trying marijuana, alcohol and their parents prescriptions long before getting a proper diagnosis. the study that followed this assumption was…[Read more]

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          • Robert:
            You might be interested in this study from New Zealand. http://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/directors-page/messages-director/2012/09/marijuanas-lasting-effects-brain
            They studied over 1,000 kids who smoked marijuana heavily as teenagers and on average they lost 8 points on their IQ score. It aIso states that the study controlled for other…[Read more]

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            • thanks micheal, I went back and read that study, or what I could find of it. it in fact reinforces what I said about a person’s environment and emotive pain during adolecscence will have more effect than cannabis.
              I do not support teen use of marijuana. if we legalize and regulate it then less teens will have access to “safely produced for…[Read more]

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              • Robert:
                Here’s a quote from the article “The results were striking: Participants who used cannabis heavily in their teens and continued through adulthood showed a significant drop in IQ between the ages of 13 and 38—an average of 8 points for those who met criteria for cannabis dependence.” .
                It would appear that marijuana was the main culprit…[Read more]

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                • Available free on YouTube… ” The Union – The Business Behind Getting High”… A must-see Canadian documentary which I screen publicly on a regular basis followed by a Q & A in promotion of our developing policy to legalize, regulate & tax cannabis.

                  cheers…
                  Dan Mulligan
                  Parry Sound-Muskoka

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                  • Dan:
                    The first section (history) of the movie is valid.
                    The second section tries to make the point that marijuana does not cause brain damage. It refers to a faulty study done on monkeys. If you can test something on humans this is the gold standard and here is what they have found.
                    1. MailOnline: Cannabis heightens heart…[Read more]

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                    • All these studies and the world has yet to document a single death attributed to cannabis use alone…

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                      • Dan:
                        I think you may be right about that bit an 8 point loss of IQ would make a significant difference in the quality of life.

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                        • Roger that, Michael… Which is precisely why we need to wrest control of this 20 billion dollar black market from the numerous criminal organizations involved in this illicit trade, create a regulated system of “best practices” primarily for the protection of our youth… and earmark the very considerable tax revenue to both health &…[Read more]

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                          • Dan:

                            Do you honestly believe that people consume less alcohol now that it has been legalized?

                            Freedom is great term. But do you believe that people should have the freedom to bypass their doctors and order whatever drugs they want without prescriptions?

                            Do you believe that people should be free to ingest cocaine, heroin, crack and extacy?

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                            • Best Practice? How about just release the grip of the controls completely & let nature level itself out on its own. Cannabis was nefariously ‘removed’ from society with the sole intent to replace it with every patent & controlled ‘alternative’ industrial staple as possible by the few rich dudes 80-100 years ago when illegal prohibition’ was…[Read more]

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    • I have worked with teens most of my life. In the 60’s you would be hard pressed to find a non smoking teen. Today, more teens do not smoke than do. I would be more inclined to up the age of drinking since by dropping the age it has created a means of young people to access alcohol. The amount of alcohol bought by young people from 19 year…[Read more]

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      • Hi Gerry:
        Here is a link about sugar http://www.liberal.ca/activity/p/35606/
        All of the effects are generally reversible and non refer to cognitive problems. This is not the case with marijuana.

        You say you have professional friends who are not effected by weed. I will give you that. All of the studies refer to detrimental effects of teenage…[Read more]

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        • Michael: Perhaps my wordy response was confusing. We sell cigarettes legally yet smoking among teens has dropped. The reason is it’s legal, closely regulated and taxed. I suspect the same thing would happen with marijuana. There certainly are many other issues on which to focus but this one is in front of our eyes and easily fixed. Personally…[Read more]

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          • Gerry:
            We should probably watch Washington and Colorado states to see if teenagers smoke less with legalization.

            I did not know that teenage cigarette smoking rates were dropping. I work with Secondary Schools where they have to smoke off the school property. There appears to be a great number of kids standing across the street smoking at lunch…[Read more]

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            • No one is suggesting that youth should smoke marijuana. No one is suggesting that anyone should smoke marijuana. Let’s start by agreeing on that.

              The LPC is not advocating marijuana use and certainly is not suggesting that teems should use it.In fact a large portion of the policy direction seems to be towards mitigating the harm and educating…[Read more]

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              • Martin:
                Your argument about ruining lives would be solved if we simply decriminalized marijuana. I already agree with decriminalizing.

                You say it will save money. Do we know that the savings will be greater than the increased health care costs and reduced productivity costs.

                You say there has been a dramatic decrease in teen age smoking. The…[Read more]

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                • Decriminalization is the worst possible option. It does nothing to take money from criminals and allows the black market to thrive and continue to sell marijuana to all age groups. It raises zero money that can be put towards education and zero money that can be put towards any health costs. Most importantly … it does NOTHING to address your main…[Read more]

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                  • Well said, Mr. Showell…

                    Decriminalization is nothing short of a complete sham… Bottom line… Who do you want in control of our 20+ billion dollar cannabis industry? …Criminal organizations or a responsible government accountable to all Canadians?

                    cheers…
                    dm

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                  • Martin:
                    You say that legalization sends a very strong message to teenagers that weed is bad. Are you suggesting that we will put pictures on the packages like we have for cigarettes? Will you be fining teenagers for smoking pot? Are you going to be putting up posters in the liquor stores that weed is bad for teenagers so don’t pass this stuff…[Read more]

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                    • So – who did Colorado and Washington wait for?
                      Leading doesn’t mean waiting for someone else.

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                      • Doug:
                        I think if the Liberal Party wants to show Leadership they should do with on issue on 1) expanding exports to China and India and 2) Global Warming.

                        Harper is going to be pushing jobs and the economy. I don’t think we are going to look too good if our primary new idea is legalization of marijuana.

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                        • Who said our “primary new idea” is legalization of marijuana? I haven’t heard that. In fact other than one or two interviews, Justin has remained pretty quiet on the subject – like all of our other policies – I believe because the party is still working out policy details and is about to hold a policy convention. Be patient Michael.

                          But then…[Read more]

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                          • Martin:
                            I watch CBC News every night but I can’t get the Toronto Star where I am. I have heard nothing on Justin’s proposal on Senate Reform.
                            Re: Senate reform, I think the only practical approach is to eliminate the Senate. Do we want US style politics where nothing gets done. You seem to like saving and making money. Elimination of the Senate…[Read more]

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                            • Take a look at our blog page: http://www.liberal.ca/newsroom/blog/major-announcement-partisanship-patronage-senate/

                              Or here is a link to CTV: http://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/trudeau-boots-senators-from-liberal-caucus-1.1660973

                              I disagree about abolishing the Senate but I won’t argue with you – please listen to or read what Justin has to say.

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                              • Martin:
                                He says If elected prime minister, Trudeau said he’d go further. He’d appoint only independent senators after employing an open, transparent process, with public input, for nominating worthy candidates — much the way recipients of the Order of Canada are chosen.

                                I was not aware that Order of Canada candidates were chosen by an open,…[Read more]

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                                • You’ll just argue anything, won’t you Michael. If you are not familiar with how Order of Canada nominations are made, then I suggest you look it up. Yes, they are chosen by committee in an open, transparent and public process. Sheesh!

                                  The point that Justin is trying to make is that Senators should NOT be appointed based on one man’s (PM)…[Read more]

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                            • Michael. So far logic and data has not convinced you that the LPC marijuana regulations need to be changed for the better. In spite of your stance, it would appear nothing will convince you because you’re going on “feeling”. You certainly are entitle to your opinion. On the Senate issue I also think you’re looking at it without an informed…[Read more]

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                              • Gerry:
                                On the marijuana issue, logic and data is definitely on my side but on the Senate issue I am commenting based on my common sense.
                                I agree it would be wrong to look at the current difficulties and form an opinion. And I am not doing that.
                                The US has a Senate with power because of their Constitution based on checks and balances. And it has…[Read more]

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                    • I have not “suggested” any of those educational tools or any punishments Michael, those are your ideas but some of them seem ok to me. I’m not sure that there will be “packages” of the cigarette type (that’s not how it’s being done in Colorado – and I’m not sure I support the idea of allowing companies to advertise and actively market their…[Read more]

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                      • Martin:
                        Everything you are telling me suggests that we should study this using Colorado, Washington or anything else we can find.

                        Suppose we launch this as we find:
                        a) cognitive deterioration in our 20 year olds because our teenagers were able to access marijuana more easily because we made it available in every liquor store and our regulations…[Read more]

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                        • Sheesh Michael. Perhaps we shouldn’t pass any new legislation or support any policy because it might have negative consequences. I’m really worried about increasing trade with China – it could backfire. And carbon tax? Let me point you to all the studies that say that is a disaster waiting to happen.

                          Or we can look at the science and the…[Read more]

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                          • Martin:
                            I am amazed how you can write long pieces with no references. It is basically you quoting on your thinking based on however you have acquired your information.
                            You are right, dialoguing with you is like going around in circles without any regard for the other person’s information.

                            I resolved some time ago to not engage in discussions…[Read more]

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                            • Haha! And here I thought it was me ignoring you :-)

                              Michael, I have not commented on any of the things you have written for the last few months because discussion with you is fruitless and seemingly endless in its cycles. You make assumptions you cannot support and then base everything else on those invalid assumptions. As an example: There IS…[Read more]

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                  • Actually, controlling, taxing, limiting or retracting access to a natural plant is unconstitutional for starters. Its a plant & can not even be patented secondly. Let it go. Simple. It grows free, we use it as need be and that’s the end of it.. Nobody will take heed as it will be in every backyard garden the way it should have still been for…[Read more]

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  • pins@sympatico.ca_1 posted an update 8 months ago

    #cannabis
    May I suggest allowing Canada the opportunity to jump in a leading role on global environmental responsibility by freeing Cannabis completely and mandating Cannabis harvests in order to implement such in as many industrial applications as possible in as exponential a time frame as logically possible. Immediately remove all existing…[Read more]

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    I have an older adult child, and two very young teenagers. I support the legalization of Cannabis in all forms – marijuana flowers, hashish, other resins and concentrates, infusions into food, and any other form – FOR ADULT ONLY RECREATIONAL USE, and for therapeutic use by anyone with a direct and specific prescription by a medical…[Read more]

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  • Dan Mulligan posted an update 9 months ago

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    Available free on YouTube… ”The Union – The Business Behind Getting High”… A must-see, Canadian documentary by Kelowna native Mr. Adam SCORGIE…

    Enjoy…

    mulligan
    parry sound-muskoka

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    • Thanks, Dan:
      I find this very interesting and most illuminating. Based on this artiicle, it seems to me that we should keep marijuana out of young peoples hands until they’re at least 18 years old. How to do this? Maybe a structure such as the various provincial liquor boards might do the job. Leaving it in the hands of pushers in the schoolyards…[Read more]

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      • Does the actual system work? The only people now making money are the pushers. Why not try a liquorboard approach to this problem?At least we would make some money out of it and the numbers would not go up as it did with alcool .

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    Another excellent documentary with respect to medicinal cannabis progress is Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s ”WEED”… Doctor Gupta is the CNN Medical Correspondent who has completely changed his personal & professional perspective on the benefits of cannabis… This documentary is also available simply via YouTube.

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  • #cannabis Yesterday in an interview in the NEW YORKER President Obama said about the legalization of marijuana in Colorado,” it is important for it to go forward because it’s important for society not to have a situation in which a large portion of people have at one time or another brocken the law and only a select few get punished.
    I can hear…[Read more]

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    • …and today in the New Yorker…
      “President Obama is about to issue an executive order that would force all Americans to purchase a monthly supply of marijuana, the Fox News Channel reported today”

      …it seems to me that there is going to be a lot of assumptions that moving forward is going to be the end of civilization. What ever happened to…[Read more]

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  • #cannabis Gee! I’m watching Ch. 24 news. It just said the legal marijuana trade in Colorodo made 5 million in the first week. People are all smiling—-well o.k. out and out laughing in the pictures.
    Lets see now.
    Making money.
    No crime.
    Happy people.
    What’s wrong with this picture Mr. Harper?
    What we really need is more private prisons.
    Eh!…[Read more]

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  • #cannabis Justin is a wise leader. He instinctively chose the legalization of marijuana as a positive step. He was right on the money as we can see by the certain states legalizing it, cities legalizing it,and Uroguay legalizing it.There is a tidal wave coming Mr. Harper. Even though it is supposed to be all about jobs I have a feeling for…[Read more]

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    • Justin is a very wise leader. However, he was not for the legalization of marijuana when it was passed at our last convention–or even during the leadership race if I remember rightly. What greatly impressed me, however, was his looking at the evidence and changing his mind! That’s the kind of leader I want.

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