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Adam Pankratz Burnaby South B.C Liberal
Adam Vaughan Spadina-Fort York Ontario Liberal Good afternoon,

Thank you for your email to Adam regarding cannabis legalization. Rest assured, I will bring your email to Adam’s attention and you will receive a response detailing his and the Liberal Party’s position on cannabis legalization.

Best regards,

Tristan Laycock

Adam Vaughan Campaign,
Spadina-Fort York

www.AdamVaughan.ca
1-416-479-0121

401-19 Duncan Street,
Toronto, ON M5H 3H1

Adam Veilleux Beauce Quebec Liberal
Adriana Dudas Repentigny Quebec Liberal
Ahmed Hussen York South-Weston Ontario Liberal
Alaina Lockhart Fundy Royal New Brunswick Liberal
Alexandra Mendes Brossard–Saint-Lambert Quebec Liberal
Ali Ehsassi Willowdale Ontario Liberal
Allan Thompson Huron-Bruce Ontario Liberal
Amarjeet Sohi Edmonton Mill Woods Alberta Liberal “I, like the Liberal Party, believe that legalization of marijuana is is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts.

Sorry for the delay in my response.

Mike “

Andrea Richardson-Lipon Elmwood-Transcona Manitoba Liberal Hi!
I hope this helps:

Liberals and I myself, believe that legalization—not simply decriminalization—is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts.

The solution is clear: If we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our kids, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs.

Andrea Richardson-Lipon

Andrew Leslie Orleans Ontario Liberal
Andy Fillmore Halifax Nova Scotia Liberal
Angelo Iacano Alfred-Pellan Quebec Liberal
Anita Vandenbeld Ottawa West-Nepean Ontario Liberal
Anju Dhillon Dorval–Lachine–LaSalle Quebec Liberal
Anne Tennier Hamilton Centre Ontario Liberal
Anthony Housefather Mount Royal Quebec Liberal I support Liberal Party policy on this issue.
Regards
Anthony

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Anthony Rota Nipissing-Timiskaming Ontario Liberal
Antoine Bujold Beauport–Limoilou Quebec Liberal
Arif Virani Parkdale-High Park Ontario Liberal “The Liberal Party of Canada supports the legalization of Marijuana”
Arnold Chan Scarborough-Agincourt Ontario Liberal
Audrey Festeryga Essex Ontario Liberal Hello

Thank you for your email. Audrey recognizes that marijuana remains a controlled substance in Canada. Possession of the substance in any quantity is a criminal offense, except when the person has a medicinal marijuana license. Public debate between criminalization, decriminalization or legalization remains heated. The Conservatives are committed to continuing a failing war on drugs, which has led to almost half a million Canadians being arrested on marijuana-related charges at an estimated cost to the Canadian public of $500 million since 2006. Other countries have already come to the conclusion that waging this kind of war on drugs has been an abject failure.

Audrey believes that legalization—not simply decriminalization—is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts.

It is important to note that the Conservatives’ approach to marijuana is failing our children. As we know from a recent World Health Organization report, Canada has the highest teen usage of marijuana amongst the countries surveyed. The system is clearly broken. The Liberal solution is clear: If we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our children, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs.

Thank you.

Bang-Gu Jiang Markham-Unionville Ontario Liberal
Bardish Chagger Waterloo Ontario Liberal “Dear NORML,
Thanks for the email and your participation on this much needed conversation.
I believe that legalization—not simply decriminalization—is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children and to prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities.
The Conservatives are committed to continuing a failing war on drugs, which has led to almost half a million Canadians being arrested on marijuana-related charges at an estimated cost to the Canadian public of $500 million since 2006. Other countries have already come to the conclusion that waging this kind of war on drugs has been an abject failure.
We need to reform marijuana laws in Canada. Again, thank you for your email.

Sincerely,
Bardish Chagger
Liberal Candidate for the Federal Riding of Waterloo”

Bernadette Jordan South Shore- St. Margaret’s Nova Scotia Liberal
Bill Casey Cumberland-Colchester Nova Scotia Liberal
Bob Bratina Hamilton East- Stoney Creek Ontario Liberal
Borys Wrzesnewskyj Etobicoke Centre Ontario Liberal
Brenda Shanahan Chateauguay-lacolle Quebec Liberal Supports the Liberal party agenda to legalize marijuana; “I wholeheartedly agree with our position that recognizes the need to pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana so that we can tackle the real problems of criminal drug activity and the negative health and social impacts of substance abuse in Canada.”
Brian Tamblyn Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte Ontario Liberal
Cam Stewart Calgary Forest Lawn Alberta Liberal “Yes I support it”
Carrie Powell-Davidson Courtenay-Alberni B.C Liberal
Catherine McKenna Ottawa Centre Ontario Liberal “Hello,

In response to your email query as to whether Ms. McKenna supports or opposes marijuana legalization, I am writing to let you know that Ms. McKenna supports the legalization of marijuana.

Kind regards,

– Team Catherine”

Celina Caesar-Chavannes Whitby Ontario Liberal Hello NORML Canada Team,

I apologize for delay in responding. This email must have been missed.

Three or four years ago, this issue would not have been as pressing to me as it is now. I have a 16 year old daughter who is very active politically in her school and reminds me of the ease at which she can get marijuana (and many other drugs) at her high school. While we try to protect our children, it is impossible to do so without help from our social/justice system.

I am in favour of the legalization of marijuana. This legislation has worked in other districts, and is a better way of keeping the drug out of the hands of children and profit away from criminals.

Regards,

Celina
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Celina Caesar-Chavannes
Liberal Candidate in Whitby
Phone: 289-638-1781 (general campaign line)
Twitter: @VoteCelina
FB: /VoteCelinaCaesarChavannes

www.VoteCelina.ca

Chris Bittle St. Catherines Ontario Liberal Hi,

Our position on legislation and regulations of marijuana is clear and I stand by the party’s position. Sorry. That sent before I was finished my email.

I’ll attach an article that ran my comments on the subject http://www.wellandtribune.ca/2015/08/13/niagara-candidates-talk-pot

The current prohibition on marijuana has not worked. Marijuana is less harmful than alcohol and tobacco and has medicinal applications. As we’ve seen from Colorado, legalization and regulation is an evidenced based policy that works.

Chris

Christine Poirier Laurier-Sainte-Marie Quebec Liberal
Chrystia Freeland University–Rosedale Ontario Liberal
Cindy Derkaz North Okanagan–Shuswap B.C Liberal “Hi there,

Thank you for your inquiry. I am in favour of the legalization of marijuana.

Every day, our kids turn to dealers, criminals and gangs to buy marijuana, putting them in harm’s way. For them, buying marijuana is often easier than cigarettes. In fact, an April 2013 United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) study found that at 28 percent, Canada leads the developed world in cannabis use among teenagers.
This is a shocking statistic. And it clearly demonstrates how the Conservative government’s current prohibition of the substance is failing to keep pot out of the hands of Canadian youth.

The Liberal solution is clear: If we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our kids, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs. It’s a position that even the New York Times is calling for in the United States.

At present, caucus members are consulting with an array of stakeholders and experts to determine the best way to proceed. In essence, such a policy could encompass many areas, including but not limited to: appropriate identification for purchasing, properly licensed retailers, and a greater focus on major trafficking and drug-related offences.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me.”

Claude Boucher Lévis–Lotbinière Quebec Liberal
Claude Carpentier Bécancour–Nicolet–Saurel Quebec Liberal
Claude Thibault Abitibi-Temiscamingue Quebec Liberal
Colin Fraser West Nova Nova Scotia Liberal
Connie Denesiuk South Okanagan–West Kootenay B.C Liberal
Corinna Traill Durham Ontario Liberal Thank you for contacting me with regards to the legalization of marijuana. I would also like to thank NORML for their advocacy and research on this issue. It has had an integral role in the development of the Liberal’s policy.

As Liberals, we believe that legalization—not simply decriminalization—is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children; to prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities; and to reduce the negative health impacts.
According to the 2013 Statistics Canada’s Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Survey (CTADS), the number of youth (22%) and young adults (26%) who used marijuana in 2013 was more than two and a half times that of adults 25 and older (8%). . Despite a decrease in marijuana use among youth in recent years, marijuana remains the most commonly used illegal drug among Canadian youth, 15 to 24 years of age (2013 UNICEF Office of Research report). Clearly the current system is broken and is failing our youth!.

The Liberal solution is clear: If we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our kids, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs. Look at Colorado, 7 months after they moved to regulate and tax marajuana, prosecutions were down 77%; property crimes are down from the previous year and the State has collected over $ 23.6 million in revenue (taxes, licenses and fees).

We want to keep marijuana out of our kids’ hands. We have an online petition that more than 58,452 people have already signed. This link could be posted to your site (if it isn’t already) for your visitors and readers to consider. http://petition.liberal.ca/end-prohibition.

Thank you again for the opportunity to speak to this issue.

Regards,

Corinna Traill,
Liberal Candidate (Durham)
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Dan Vandal Saint Boniface-Saint Vital Manitoba Liberal
Danielle Takacs Brantford-Brant Ontario Liberal
Daniol Coles Edmonton Griesbach Alberta Liberal
Darrell Samson Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Nova Scotia Liberal
Darren Fisher Dartmouth-Cole Harbour Nova Scotia Liberal
Darshan Kang Calgary Skyview Alberta Liberal
David Berthiaume Mégantic–L’Érable Quebec Liberal Hi,

As you may know, the current political platform of the Liberal party plans to legalise marijuana in Canada. I’m sure that you are aware of that position. Our candidate in Megantic-L’Érable also supports this position.

All the best and thanks for your support!

David Gauvin Portneuf-Jacques-Cartier Quebec Liberal
David Graham Laurentides–Labelle Quebec Liberal
David Lametti LaSalle-Emard-Verdun Quebec Liberal “I am personally in favour of the legalization of marijuana.

David Lametti
Liberal candidate, LaSalle-Émard-Verdun.

David MacLeod Central Nova Nova Scotia Liberal “Hello!
Please read/view the links below. The links make the Liberal Party position very clear – a position that I support.
https://www.liberal.ca/legalization-marijuana/
https://www.liberal.ca/liberals-camh-call-marijuana-legalization/
https://www.liberal.ca/what-we-stand-for/justice-public-safety/

Have a great day,

David!”

David Marquis Haliburton–Kawartha Lakes–Brock Ontario Liberal
David McGuinty Ottawa South Ontario Liberal
David Merner Esquimalt–Saanich–Sooke British Columbia Liberal “Hi there,

The Liberal Party of Canada supports the legalization of marijuana. David was proud to be a delegate who helped to pass the resolution at the Liberal Party of Canada in BC’s policy conference.

Regards,
Bryan Crockett
Campaign Manager, David Merner Campaign”

Deb Schulte King-Vaughan Ontario Liberal
Denis Lemieux Chicoutimi–Le Fjord Quebec Liberal
Denis Paradis Brome-Missisquoi Quebec Liberal
Diane Lebouthillier Gaspesie-Les Iles-de-la-Madeline Quebec Liberal
Doug Eyolfson Charleswood–St. James–Assiniboia–Headingley Liberal
Ed Crewson Dufferin–Caledon Ontario Liberal Thank you for your contact. I have spoken with Ed and his response is:

“I’ve chaired the Police Service Board in Shelburne for the past 23 years – I know that the only people benefiting from our outdated approach to marijuana are criminals. It’s time for change, and I’m happy that the Liberals are willing to have an honest conversation with Canadians about the best way forward for Canada.”

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thank you,
Dawn Kelly

Elanor Olszewski Edmonton-Strathcona Alberta Liberal
Emmanuel Dubourg Bourassa Quebec Liberal
Faycal El-Khoury Laval–Les Îles Quebec Liberal
Filomena Tassi Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas Ontario Liberal
France Duhamel Vimy Quebec NDP The NDP position can be read in this news story:

http://globalnews.ca/news/2178277/mulcair-promises-to-decriminalize-marijuana-the-minute-we-form-government/?hootPostID=ed787ed6ce99ff6632f99d63e25db98e

Hope it answer your questions.

France Duhamel

Francis Drouin Glengarry–Prescott–Russell Ontario Liberal
François-Philippe Champagne Saint-Maurice–Champlain Quebec Liberal
Frank Baylis Pierrefonds–Dollard Quebec Liberal
Gagan Sikand Mississauga-Streetsville Ontario Liberal
Gary Anandasangaree Scarborough-Rouge Park Ontario Liberal
Geng Tan Don Valley North Ontario Liberal “Hello,

Thank you for your e-mail on this important issue. As you know, the Liberal Party of Canada and our Leader Justin Trudeau supports the legalization of marijuana. We believe that legalization could be achieved by passing smart laws that would tax and regulate marijuana. The current approach by the federal government has failed our children and our society. Today, it is easier for children to access marijuana than alcohol or tobacco. We are seeing that millions of dollars from the trade of marijuana are being funnelled to criminal organizations and street gangs, making our communities unsafe. The only way to move away from the Conservative’s failed drug policy that doesn’t protect people is by supporting the Liberal Party of Canada and Justin Trudeau.

Thank you,

Geng”

Ginette Petitpas Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe New Brunswick Liberal
Glen Allen Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warer Ontario Liberal Hi Jack – yes, I am in favour of legalizing cannabis in a responsible way. This makes sense to me for all of the reasons already noted over and over. NB: also think one of the more unique reasons to review the current laws is that I feel that one of the best way to damage the criminal organizations that profit from it is to take away a large portion of their revenue. This would be much more effective in terms of the conservatives so called getting “tough on crime” than the current method of trying to “lock people up”.
Greg Fergus Hull-Aylmer Quebec Liberal Supports Liberal Party agenda to legalize marijuana
Gudie Hutchings Long Range Mountains Newfoundland Liberal
Harjit Sajjan Vancouver South B.C Liberal Yes, I do support the legalization of cannabis to ensure it is appropriately regulated so that we can keep it away from kids, prevent organized crime from benefitting and so that we can properly research the medical benefits. How we do this will require thorough research consultation with many agencies to ensure we achieve our objectives.

Best Regards,
Harjit Sajjan
Liberal Candidate
Vancouver South

Heather Wilson Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing Ontario Liberal
Hedy Fry Vancouver Center B.C Liberal
Hon. Carolyn Bennett Toronto-St. Pauls Ontario Liberal “Every day, our kids turn to dealers, gangs and criminals to buy marijuana, putting them in harm’s way. For them, buying marijuana is often easier than cigarettes. In fact, an April 2013 United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) study found that at 28 percent, Canada leads the developed world in cannabis use among teenagers.This is a shocking statistic. And it clearly demonstrates how the Conservative government’s continued prohibition of the substance is failing to keep pot out of the hands of Canadian youth.The Liberal solution is clear: If we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our kids, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs. It’s a position that even the New York Times is calling for in the United States. Seven months after Colorado moved to regulate and tax the substance,
marijuana prosecutions are down 77 percent, burglaries and robberies are down from a year ago, and the state has collected $23.6 million in revenue from taxes, licenses and fees.The status quo isn’t working. Let’s keep marijuana out of our kids’ hands. Sign and share this petition if you agree. If you need more information before pledging your support for this innovative policy, please read this blog post by Liberal Justice Critic Sean Casey. Sincerely,  Hon. Carolyn Bennett, M.D., M.P.”
Hon. Dominic LeBlanc Beausejour New Brunswick Liberal
Hon. Geoff Regan Halifax West Nova Scotia Liberal Hello,

I support legalization and regulation of marijuana.

As a parent, I think we should focus on education about drug use, and encourage young people to make smart, informed decisions about marijuana.  But at the same time, I don’t think it makes sense to saddle someone with a criminal record because they were caught in possession of a small amount of pot.

Frankly, the current drug laws have failed to prevent the use or sale of marijuana.  The failed prohibition of marijuana has exhausted countless billions of dollars spent on ineffective or incomplete enforcement and has resulted in unnecessary and expensive congestion in our judicial system.  To me, it seems clear that a new approach is needed.

Yours truly,

Geoff Regan, M.P.

Hon. John Duncan Vancouver Island North British Columbia Conservative This Government does not believe marijuana is a harmless substance.  A recent study from researchers at King’s College and Duke University found that chronic marijuana use has a direct impact on the intelligence, memory and attention span of young people.

The production and trafficking of illicit drugs is also the most significant source of money for gangs and organized crime.

Anyone who has seen the impact of drug trafficking in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland knows how crucial these measures are to protect Canadian families.
 
Our Government has been clear: unlike the Liberals, we will not legalize any harmful drug. We will continue protecting the interests of families across this country. We will get tough on drug dealers, particularly those who prey on our children, and we will fight drug-related violence wherever it occurs. Sincerely,     
Hon. John Duncan, P.C., MP
Vancouver Island North

Hon. Jon McKay Scarborough–Guildwood Ontario Liberal
Hon. Lawrence MacAulay Cardigan PEI Liberal
Hon. Mark Eyking Sydney–Victoria Nova Scotia Liberal Supports liberal platform.
Hon. Mauril Belanger Ottawa Vanier Ontario Liberal
Hon. Ralph Goodale Regina-Wescana Saskatchewan Liberal
Hon. Scott Brison Kings-Hants Nova Scotia Liberal
Hon. Stephane Dion Saint-Laurent Quebec Liberal
Hon. Wayne Easter Malpeque PEI Liberal
Iqra Khalid Mississauga-Erin Mills Ontario Liberal
Irene Mathyssen London-Fanshawe Ontario NDP It is my position that the current drug policies are not ideal.  Policy
for marijuana has too often approached the issue from the wrong
perspective by focusing on illegality as a primary means of preventing
its use.  I believe in beginning a national discussion that would
approach the topic in a rational and thoughtful way. I think that
through a national discussion, Canada would be able to build a workable
policy on marijuana, which recognises the failure of criminalizing
people for drug use.
Jacques Turgeon Bellechasse-Les Etchemins-Levis Quebec Liberal
Jane Philpott Markham-Stouffville Ontario Liberal
Janice Belair Rolland Rivière-du-Nord Quebec Liberal
Jati Sidhu Mission-Matsqui-fraser Canyon B.C Liberal
Jean Côté Charlesbourg–Haute-Saint-Charles Quebec Liberal
Jean Rioux Saint-Jean Quebec Liberal
Jean-Claude Poissant La Prairie Quebec Liberal Dear NORML Canada,

Thank you for emailing Jean-Claude in regards to his position in terms of whether he supports or not the legalization of cannabis.

Contrary to the conservatives, the liberals believe that legalization—not simply decriminalization—is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts. The Conservatives’ approach to marijuana is failing our children. A recent World Health Organization report revealed that Canada has the highest teen usage of marijuana amongst the countries surveyed. The system is clearly broken.

The Liberal solution is clear: If we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our kids, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs.
Both the Conservatives and the NDP promote decriminalization only, but that is not the answer. Decriminalization keeps production and distribution in the hands of gangs, doing nothing to keep it out of the hands of children or protect Canadians’ public safety concerns, and still allows gangs to continue collecting the proceeds.

Hence, on behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada, thank you for influencing our policy position on the legalization of marijuana.

Best regards,

Yentl Beliard-Joseph
Jean-Claude Poissant’s Communications Coordinator
Official Federal Liberal Candidate in La Prairie
4764 Route 132, Sainte-Catherine
Québec, J5C 1V9
514-717-7177
https://jeanclaudepoissant.liberal.ca

Jean-Roger Vigneau Beauport-Cote-de-Beaupre-Ile d’Orleans-Charlevoix Quebec Liberal
Jeff Rock Red Deer-Lacombe Alberta Liberal Long response — “I take a harm reduction stance when it comes to all drugs, especially marijuana.” Has “a few concerns” before fully supporting legalization — mainly ensuring similar controls as alcohol for driving, and ensuring a legal age limit like alcohol. “I think it is essential that we openly and honestly address the risks of pot use much like we do talk about the risks of alcohol use.”
Jennifer O’Connell Pickering-Uxbridge Ontario Liberal “Hello,

As a Liberal candidate in the upcoming Federal election, I share the Liberal party’s position on the need for legalizing marijuana. We believe that legalization—not simply decriminalization—is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts.

The Conservatives’ approach to marijuana is failing our children. As we know from a recent World Health Organization report, Canada has the highest teen usage of marijuana amongst the countries surveyed. The system is clearly broken. The Liberal solution is clear: If we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our children, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs.

Thank you and please let me know if you have further questions.
Sincerely,
Jennifer “

Jennifer Stebbing Flamborough-Glanbrook Ontario Liberal “I support legalization of marijuana as long as it is regulated.”
Jim Carr Winnipeg South Center Manitoba Liberal “I am supportive.”
Joanne Levy Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman Manitoba Liberal I support our official Liberal policy on legalization of marijuana.

@j_levy_liberal Legalize marijuana so we can regulate it like alcohol. Makes sense!

Joanne Levy, Liberal Candidate Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman
As you can see from our correspondence I am in favor of the legalization and regulation of cannabis.
Please let me know if you need more details.

Thanks,
Joanne Levy, Liberal Candidate Selkirk-Interlake-Eastman

Jodi Wyman Brandon-Souris Manitoba Liberal
Jody Wilson-Raybould Vancouver Granville British Columbia Liberal
John Aldag Cloverdale-Langley City B.C Liberal
John McCallum Markham–Thornhill Ontario Liberal
John Oliver Oakville Ontario Liberal
Jonathan Wilkinson North Vancouver British Columbia Liberal
Judy Foote Bonavista–Burin–Trinity Newfoundland Liberal
Justin Trudeau Papineau Quebec Liberal
Kamal Khera Brampton West Ontario Liberal
Karen Ludwig New Brunswick Southwest New Brunswick Liberal
Karen McCrimmon Kanata–Carleton Ontario Liberal Hello NORML,

I support cannabis legalization, as does the Liberal Party. Legalization, not just decriminalization, is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of our children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and to reduce the negative health impacts.

If we pass smarter laws that tax and regulate marijuana, we can better protect Canadians.

Please let me know if you need any more information.

Best,

Karen McCrimmon

Karina Gould Burlington Ontario Liberal “To Whom It May Concern,

Thank you for your recent inquiry as to my position on the legalization of Marijuana. I support the legalization of Marijuana.

Sincerely,

Karina Gould”

Karine Desjardins Beloeil–Chambly Quebec Liberal
Karl Trudel Mirabel Quebec Liberal
Karley Scott Central Okanagan-Similkameen-nicola B.C Liberal Hello, thank you for your email and the opportunity to provide my perspective to your members.

I believe that marijuana should be legalized – not just decriminalized. Legalization is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from supporting criminal activity, explore the positive health possibilities and reduce negative health impacts.

The Conservative position is not working for our children. The World Health Organization has reported that Canada has the highest teen usage of marijuana amongst the countries surveyed.

We need to pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana. Once we do that we can better protect our kids while preventing millions of dollars from going to support criminal organizations and street gangs.

Decriminalization is not enough – it allows production and distribution to stay in the hands of gangs, allows them to continue collecting the proceeds and does nothing to address Canadians’ public safety concerns.

Regards,

Karley Scott

Kate Young London West Ontario Liberal Dear NORML Canada,

I believe it is time to legalize and regulate the sale of marijuana. The Liberal Party of Canada believes that legalization – not simply decriminalization – is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts.

The system is clearly broken. The Liberal solution is clear: if we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our children, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs.

Kate Young
London West Federal Liberal Candidate

Katie Omstead Chatham-Kent-Leamington Ontario Liberal Hello,

My apologies for the delay, as I had thought a response was sent through in June.

Yes, I support the Liberal Plan to legalize and regulate marijuana.

Many thanks,

Katie Omstead

Kent Hehr Calgary Centre Alberta Liberal Hello NORML,

I am the candidate for Calgary Centre for the Liberals and somehow wires were crossed when you sent an email our way about our position on marijuana legalization.

I want to inform you that I am 100% in favour of this long overdue change. Here is a quote you can use on the website:

“Marijuana legalization is just good public policy. Our current approach just isn’t protecting our kids, we need to protect the vulnerable, and we need to respect people’s freedoms.”

Kindest regards,
Kent

Kevin Lamoureux Winnipeg North Manitoba Liberal
Khalil Ramal London-Fanshawe Ontario Liberal Hello,
Thank you for your interest in London-Fanshawe Liberals. We are not a group that can determine policy, however, our party values freedoms of all people and we feel that there are more pressing issues to worry about today than marijuana. We feel strongly that Canadians (and free citizens around the world) should not have lifelong criminal records because of simple possession of cannabis. We are confident that full legalization and regulation of cannabis is the only way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children and prevent organized criminals from becoming richer and more powerful. Yes, we fully support this cause and the more people you can get involved to back the Liberal party of Canada to end prohibition, the sooner we can end the plight on our freedoms.

We are hoping to show Stephen Harper the door October 19th.

Thank you for your support.

Robert Sampson
Communication Manager
London-Fanshawe Liberal Party Canada.

PS> Please inform us on any events or gatherings.

Hello Jack,
I meant to end my title as Khalil Ramal Candidate Communication Director.

Cheers
R

Kim Rudd Northumberland-Peterborough South Ontario Liberal
Kimberly Love Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Ontario Liberal
Kirsty Duncan Etobicoke North Ontario Liberal
Kyle Harrietha Fort McMurray–Cold Lake Alberta Liberal I fully support the platform of the Liberal Party of Canada on this issue.

Sincerely,
Kyle Harrietha
Liberal Candidate
Fort McMurray—Cold Lake

Kyle Peterson Newmarket-Aurora Ontario Liberal
Larry Bagnell Yukon Yukon Liberal
Larry Ingram Battlefords–Lloydminster Saskatchewan Liberal
Laurence Woo Richmond Centre British Columbia Liberal
Laurie Hawn Edmonton-Centre Alberta Conservative “Thanks
for the question. I absolutely OPPOSE the legalization of marijuana and
the position taken by Justin Trudeau is irresponsible. The marijuana
that was smoked when he was growing up is not the marijuana that is out there today. It is much more
powerful and harmful, with longer term effects only now starting to be understood. Legalization will NOT take the criminal element out of the
process at all. There will always be someone with better stuff to sell and there will always be a black market for that better stuff. That has
been the experience in Colorado since that state recklessly legalized marijuana. As well, the rates of drug-impaired driving, emergency room
visits and other negative side-effects of this mis-guided policy have increased sharply.

I would be very happy to have you put me in the OPPOSE column.”

Lawrence Joseph Desnethé–Missinippi–Churchill River Ontario Liberal
Len Thom Edmonton Strathcona Alberta Conservative “I will get back to you about this in due course.

Len Thom”

Leona Alleslev Aurora-Oakridges-Richmond Hill Ontario Liberal
Linda Lapointe Riviere-des-Mille-Iles Quebec Liberal
Lisa Abbott Saskatoon West Saskatchewan Liberal
Lori Baldwin-Sands Elgin–Middlesex–London Ontario Liberal
Louis Browne Regina-Lewvan Saskatchewan Liberal “I would be pleased to discuss this important issue with you over the telephone.”
Louis De Jaeger Chilliwack-Hope B.C Liberal
Majid Jowhari Richmond Hill Ontario Liberal
Marc Desmarais Richmond-Arthabaska Quebec Liberal
Marc Garneau Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount Quebec Liberal “I support legalization within a proper regulatory framework.”
Marc Miller Ville-Marie-Le Sud-Ouest-Île-des-Soeurs Quebec Liberal
Maria Manna Cowichan – Malahat – Langford British Columbia Liberal Hello,
please pardon my delay in responding.
Here is how I feel:
I agree with the policies of the Federal Liberals and will support this position.
This is the correct direction as it a) takes the product out of the hands of criminals, b) raises tax monies, c) controls the product so that it is less available to children, d) stops needless criminal charges and criminal records against recreational users, and e) is the right move at the right time.

Warmest Regards,

Maria Manna
Federal Liberal Candidate
Cowichan-Malahat-Langford

Marie-Josee Normand Montmagny-L’islet-Kamouraska-Rivere-Du-Loup Quebec Liberal
Mario Tremblay Manicouagan Quebec Liberal
Mark Gerretsen Kingston and the Islands Ontario Liberal Hi there,

Yes, I am supportive of the Liberal Party’s position on this issue.

Mark.

Mark Holland Ajax Ontario Liberal
Marlo Raynolds Banff-Airdrie Alberta Liberal
Marwah Rizqy Hochelga Quebec Liberal Hello,

Thank you for your question and my apologies for the delay in responding. My position is clear and simple. I want to see marijuana legalized, taxed and regulated.

Best regards,

Marwah Rizqy

Mary Jean McFall Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Ontario Liberal
MaryAnne Mihychuk Kildonan-St. Paul Manitoba Liberal
Matt DeCourcey Fredrickton New Brunswick Liberal
Matt Grant Calgary Confederation Alberta Liberal “Hi there,

The Liberal Party of Canada is in support of legalization – see here for some specific details around the plan to do so.

Warmest regards,

Brendan Wade
Campaign Manager”

Mélanie Boucher (WITHDRAWN) Jonquière Quebec Liberal
Michael Levitt York Centre Ontario Liberal
Michel Bourgeois Joliette Quebec Liberal
Michel Picard Montarville Quebec Liberal
Mike Bossio Hastings–Lennox and Addington Ontario Liberal “Sorry for the delay in reply! I don’t know how I lost this in my email.
I support the Legalization of Marijuana. Prohibition does not work, it only funds the criminal element and laws making it illegal cannot be enforced.
I feel the we should legalize it, tax it, and use the funds to enforce regulation, education and rehabilitation.
Regards,
Mike”
Nadine Medawar Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie Quebec Liberal “Hello,

Here is the Liberal position on the matter, and this is how I believe we will most efficiently have less youth consuming Marijuana:

If we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our children, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs. According to a World Health Organization report, Canada has the highest teen usage of marijuana amongst the countries surveyed. Therefore, Liberals believe that legalization—not simply decriminalization—is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts.”

Name Constitutency Province Party Response to Email
Nancy Tremblay-Winfield Orléans* Ontario NDP Thank you for your email. An NDP government would: “Establish an independent commission with a broad mandate, including safety and public health, to consult Canadians on all aspects of the non-medical use of marijuana and to provide guidance to Parliament on the institution of an appropriate regulatory regime to govern such use.” I invite you to visit the link below to view the NDP’s view of the official report that was tabled at the House pertaining to marijuana policy reform in Canada.

http://www.libbydavies.ca/parliament/speech/2015/6/3/marijuana-debate-ndp-position-marijuana#.VcyO4Pkav91

Nancy Tremblay
Orleans NDP

Nathaniel Erskine-Smith Beaches East York Ontario Liberal I am in favour of marijuana legalization and regulation, and I have been an advocate for drug policy reform for years.

I look forward to being part of a Liberal government that puts an end to marijuana prohibition once and for all.

If you would like to discuss this issue in more detail, don’t hesitate to contact me.

Nate

Nathaniel Erskine-Smith

Navdeep Bains Mississauga-Malton Ontario Liberal Hi,

Thank you very much for reaching out to us about our stance on the current marijuana debate. As you know it is a very divisive issue in our country. Mr. Bains cannot provide a response to be featured on your website or tweeter feed at this moment but he can tell you that he supports the position of the Liberal Party of Canada.

For more information on the position of the Liberal Party of Canada please review the following link:

http://www.liberal.ca/mp-adam-vaughan-on-why-prohibition-has-failed/

Thank you very much reaching out.

Sincerely

Anton

Neil Ellis Bay of Quinte Ontario Liberal
Nermala Naidoo Calgary-Rockyridge Alberta Liberal Hello NORML team,

Thank you for your question. As with the rest of the Liberal party as a
whole, I do support the reform of laws relating to marijuana in Canada.

The Liberal Party believes that new legislation – not simply
decriminalization – is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of
children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and
reduce any negative health impacts.

On a personal level, as the mother of two young boys I admittedly
initially struggled with this. I am from the generation where we are
supposed to ‘Just say no’. The thought of my boys doing drugs of any kind
terrifies me. But it seems clear to me that the war on drugs hasn’t been
successful. It is time for a new strategy. Legalization will put the
predatory drug dealers out of business. I think it is time for me as a
mother, and us as a society, to move past the battle over marijuana.

I hope this answers your question. Apologies for the delay in responding
to your initial inquiries.

Sincerely,

Nirmala Naidoo
Liberal Candidate for Calgary Rocky Ridge

Nycole Turmel Hull–Aylmer Quebec NDP “We are pleased to share with you a recent NDP report on Marijuana policy
reform as a result of a recently concluded study at HESA (Standing
Committee on Health). The report was tabled in the House Tuesday,
October 21, 2014. Our approach presents a thoughtful, realistic and
achievable direction on Marijuana.”
Omar Alghabra Mississauga Center Ontario Liberal
Pablo Rodriguez Honore-Mercier Quebec Liberal
Pamela Goldsmith-Jones West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country B.C. Liberal Hi. It is part of the Liberal party platform as you know. A key aspect of public health and public safety.

Thank you for touching base.

Pat Finnigan Miramichi–Grand Lake New Brunswick Liberal
Patty Hajdu Thunder Bay–Superior North Ontario Liberal Hello:

The Liberal Party is committing to the legalization of marijuana. Further, as the author of the Thunder Bay Drug Strategy, I understand that the legalization of cannabis is the evidence-based way to reduce access by underage youth, decrease the criminalization of people who use substances, and ensure that marijuana consumed by Canadians is quality tested. Legalization can also generate revenue through taxation and save money on incarceration for substance use and trafficking related infractions.

I am firmly in support of cannabis legalization and in fact feel that better education of the Canadian public is required to help voters understand the flaws with the NDP stance of decriminalization, the largest being the supply remaining with the black market.

Patty Hajdu
Liberal Candidate, Thunder Bay Superior North riding

Paul Lefebvre Sudbury Ontario Liberal Thank you for your question.

Liberals believe that legalization—not simply decriminalization—is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts.

As you know, the Conservatives’ approach to marijuana is failing our children. As we know from the World Health Organization, Canada has the highest teen usage of marijuana amongst the countries surveyed.

The system is clearly broken. The Liberal solution is clear: If we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our children, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs.

Thanks again for this opportunity!

Paul Lefebvre

Federal Liberal Candidate for Sudbury

Perry Juttla Moose Jaw- Lake Centre- Lanigan Ontario Liberal
Peter Fonseca Mississauga East–Cooksville Ontario Liberal
Peter MacKay Central Nova Nova Scotia Conservative “To whom it may concern:

Thank you for your correspondence of April 24, 2015, concerning the legalization of marijuana.

Marijuana is a psychoactive substance causing alteration of mental and physical functions. The control of psychoactive substances raises issues of public health and safety, both for the user and for those in the broader society affected by the user’s conduct.

Many Canadians are concerned that an elimination of the law prohibiting possession of marijuana would result in greater use of the drug and therefore would increase the health and safety hazards associated with it. Although research is still continuing on the effects of its use, there is enough information to clearly identify health hazards. Regular and heavy use of cannabis can lead to a psychological or physiological dependence, thereby worsening an individual’s overall condition.

Legalizing access to marijuana would put Canada in contravention of international agreements to which it is a party, including the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. This convention, for instance, obliges Canada to maintain stringent domestic control over certain drugs, including marijuana. In particular, Canada is required to treat possession, sale, cultivation, and importing activities involving this substance as punishable offences.

Our government is concerned about illicit drug use in Canada and does not plan to introduce legislation that would decriminalize or legalize the possession of cannabis.

Thank you again for writing.

Yours truly,

The Honourable Peter MacKay”

Peter Schiefke Vaudreuil-Soulanges Quebec Liberal
Peter Schwarzhoff North Island-Powel River B.C Liberal “I support the legalization, regulation and taxation of marijuana.”
Philippe Archambault Lanark–Frontenac–Kingston Ontario Liberal Hi there,
Marijuana remains a controlled substance in Canada. Possession of the substance in any quantity is a criminal offense, except when the person has a medicinal marijuana license. Public debate between criminalization, decriminalization or legalization remains heated.
The Conservatives are committed to continuing a failing war on drugs, which has led to almost half a million Canadians being arrested on marijuana-related charges at an estimated cost to the Canadian public of $500 million since 2006. Other countries have already come to the conclusion that waging this kind of war on drugs has been an abject failure.

I believe that legalization—not simply decriminalization—is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts.

The Conservatives’ approach to marijuana is failing our children. As we know from a recent World Health Organization report, Canada has the highest teen usage of marijuana amongst the countries surveyed.

The system is clearly broken. The Liberal solution is clear: If we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our children, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs.

Kind Regards,

Cordialement,

Philippe

Philippe Archambault – MBA

Pierre Breton Shefford Quebec Liberal
Pierre Cadieux Rimouski-Neigette–Témiscouata–Les Basques Quebec Liberal
Pierre Côté Drummond Quebec Liberal
Pierre Destrempes Berthier–Maskinongé Quebec Liberal
Pierre Dufour Abitibi–Baie-James–Nunavik–Eeyou Quebec Liberal
Rachel Bendayan Outremont Quebec Liberal
Raj Grewal Brampton East Ontario Liberal
Ramesh Sangha Brampton Centre Ontario Liberal
Ramez Ayoub Thérèse-De Blainville Quebec Liberal
Randy Boissonault Edmonton Center Alberta Liberal Dear Sir or Madam:

The Liberal Party of Canada position on marijuana legalization may be briefly summarized as follows:

A well-regulated, legal system for marijuana access promotes public health and safety, reduces the harms associated with the use of marijuana, and helps to keep the drug out of the hands of our children.

Our candidate, Randy Boissonnault, stands resolutely alongside this party position.

Kind regards,
Andrej Korenic, Candidate Aide
Randy Boissonnault for Edmonton Centre

Ray Piche Dauphin-Swan River-Neepawa Manitoba Liberal
Rene Arseneault Madawaska–Restigouche Ontario Liberal
Rene Vincelette Saint-Hyacinthe-Bagot Quebec Liberal
Rob Oliphant Don Valey West Ontario Liberal
Robert Sauve Salaberry-Suroit Quebec Liberal
Robert-Falcon Ouellette Winnipeg centre Manitoba Liberal Hi

Thanks for taking the time to reach me. Apologies for missing your previous e-mail.

I definitely support the legalisation of cannabis. In fact, the Liberal Party is in favour of legalising, and, most importantly, *regulating* marijuana. That is, treating it like cigarettes or alcohol. It would be taxable and it would no longer enrich criminals, but its sale, and consumption, like alcohol or cigarettes, would not be allowed to minors.

Thank you for your interest and don’t hesitate to get back to me if you have any other questions.

– Robert

Rod Frank Sherwood Park–Fort Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Liberal
Rodger Cuzner Cape Breton-Canso Nova Scotia Liberal
Ron McKinnon Coquitlam–Port Coquitlam British Columbia Liberal Hi,

I support the Liberal platform and policy on this matter. We propose to legalize, regulate (like alcohol and tobacco), and tax (like alcohol and tobacco). See my blog: https://ronmckinnon.liberal.ca/legalize-regulate-tax

Regards,
Ron

Ruby Sahota Brampton North Ontario Liberal
Ryan Maguhn Yellowhead Alberta Liberal
Salma Zahid Scarborough Centre Ontario Liberal Hello,

I support the position of the Liberal Party on this issue, including the legalization of marijuana as outlined by our leader, Justin Trudeau.

Sincerely,

Salma Zahid

Scott Reid Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington Ontario Conservative “Thank
you for contacting Mr. Reid. I can share with you two items you may
find interesting with respect to Mr. Reid’s publicly-stated position. First,
I would direct you to Mr. Reid’s website, on which he recently
re-posted an article he wrote on marijuana legalization almost 14 years
ago. You can read that piece here: http://www.scottreid.ca/index.php/media-centre/251-should-we-end-marijuana-prohibition. Second,
I will paste below my signature block a recent interview with Mr. Reid
conducted by iPolitics.ca, the topic of which is also marijuana
legalization. In both cases, you will see that Mr. Reid is supportive of legalization.”
Seamus O’Regan Saint Johns south-Mount Pearl Newfoundland Liberal
Sean Casey Charlottetown PEI Liberal
Shaun Chen Scarborough North Ontario Liberal
Shaun Tanaka York-Simcoe Ontario Liberal
Sherry Romanado Longueuill-Charles-LeMoyne Quebec Liberal Good afternoon,
We believe that legalization, not simply decriminalization, is the best way to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts. The Conservatives are committed to continuing a failing war on drugs, which has led to almost half a million Canadians being arrested on marijuana-related charges at an estimated cost to the Canadian public of $500 million since 2006. Other countries have already come to the conclusion that waging this kind of war on drugs has been an abject failure.

The system is clearly broken. The Liberal solution is clear: if we pass smart laws that tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we can better protect our children, while preventing millions of dollars from going into the pockets of criminal organizations and street gangs.

Should you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thank you,

Sherry

Sonia Sidhu Brampton South Ontario Liberal
Stephen Fuhr Kelowna-Lake Country B.C Liberal Yes, I will support the Liberal Party’s position on this issue.
Stephen Fuhr
Stephen McCotter Perth-Wellington Ontario Liberal I support the party position.
Steve MacKinnon Gatineau Quebec Liberal
Steve Powrie Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo B.C Liberal “I support the legalization of marijuana for a variety of reasons.”
Steven Kou Vancouver Kingsway British Columbia Liberal
Sukh Dhaliwal Surrey-Newton B.C Liberal
Sukhdev Aujla Edmonton Manning Alberta Liberal
Susan Watt Etobicoke-Lakeshore Ontario Liberal
Sven Spengemann Mississauga-Lakeshore Ontario Liberal
T.J. Harvey Tobique-Mactaquac New Brunswick Liberal
Tariq Chaudary Edmonton Riverbend Alberta Liberal I will be following Liberal policy in the regards. I hope that will answer your question.

Regards

Tariq

Terry Beech Burnaby North–Seymour B.C Liberal “?Good afternoon,

I sincerely apologize for the delayed reply.

The Liberal Party believes in the legalization of marijuana. This is the best way to keep it out of the hands of our children and prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities.

If you would like to discuss this further, I invite you to join me at an upcoming coffee meeting or pub night.

Best,
Terry”

Terry Duguid Winnipeg South Manitoba Liberal
Terry Hayward Provencher Manitoba Liberal “Apologies for the delay in my responding to your message. I was pleased to be a voting delegate at the Liberal Policy Biennial Convention that called for the legalization of Marijuana in Canada. Since that convention the Liberal Party has made it clear that the preferred course of action for marijuana use in Canada is through regulation and taxation. As a liberal Candidate in the upcoming election I will support this policy initiative of the liberal Party of Canada”
Tim Kane Saanich-Gulf Island Ontario Liberal Hello NormL Canada,

Thank you for contacting the Tim Kane campaign. Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your June inquiry.

This is an issue we take very seriously, and we do appreciate your support for the Liberal Party’s position and for raising the issue nationally.

As Mr. Trudeau has repeatedly said, the current Conservative approach to marijuana has been a complete and abject failure. Liberals believe that when we legalize, tax and strictly regulate marijuana, we will better protect our children, prevent the proceeds from funding criminal activities, and reduce the negative health impacts.

The Harper Conservatives are committed to continuing their costly and ineffective war on drugs. Tim Kane believes this approach to marijuana control is failing our children. According to a recent World Health Organization Report, Canada has the highest teen usage of marijuana amongst all countries surveyed.

We do hope you will encourage your members in Saanich-Gulf Islands to support Tim Kane, who is committed to bringing real change to Canada.

“Keep marijuana out of our kids’ hands – legalize and regulate it!”

Sincerely,

Carolyn Stout
– for Tim Kane, Team Trudeau candidate in Saanich-Gulf Islands

Tim Louis Kitchener-Conestoga Ontario Liberal
Tim Tessier Nanaimo-Ladysmith British Columbia Liberal
Tim Uppal Edmonton-Sherwood Park Alberta Conservative Dear NORML Canada,
Thank you for writing me with your concerns. I always encourage my constituents to write to me
so that I may better voice their concerns in Ottawa.
It is the responsibility of Health Canada, through a rigorous process to approve health products
and to ensure that they are safe and effective for all Canadians. Our Conservative Government
believes that access to marijuana for medical purposes must be done in a manner that prioritizes
public health and public safety.
Once again, thank you for writing me
Sincerely, Tim Uppal
Tom Allen Sherbrooke Quebec Liberal
Tracy Muggli Saskatoon-Grasswod Saskatchewan Liberal “I am assuming you would be aware of the Liberal Party’s position [..] I support the position of our party.”
Wayne Long Saint John-Rothesay Newfoundland Liberal
Will Amos Pontiac Quebec Liberal
Yasmin Ratansi Don Valley East Ontario Liberal “Thank you for your email of April 13, 2015. As a Candidate seeking election for the Liberal Party of Canada, I support my party’s position on this issue.

Simply put, the current criminal laws regarding possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana do not deter the availability nor the use or abuse of marijuana in Canada. Using the criminal justice system as a deterrent in this situation has failed, not only in Canada, but in many other jurisdictions.

What I support, as a Liberal Candidate, is to decriminalize possession of less than 30 grams of marijuana, not including amounts prescribed by a physician.

A Liberal government would work closely with various organizations such as law enforcement, physicians, and other community based groups to formulate regulations regarding safety of the substance, the distribution, sale and regulations on possession. Our goal is to protect children, young adults and vulnerable people without resorting to the heavy hand of the criminal law.

We would also work with treatment advocates to develop policies regarding addiction.

I hope this answers your question. Thank you for giving me this opportunity to provide my response.”

Yasmin”

Youri Rousseau Louis-Saint-Laurent Quebec Liberal Good day,

The Liberal Party of Canada and myself, we support the legalization of marijuana.

Yvonne Jones Labrador Newfoundland Liberal