Alex Atamanenko – NDP

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Alex Atamanenko – British Columbia Southern Interior “There has to be certainly a decriminalization. We have to look at this to make sure we get the criminal element out and make sure there is a sensible policy that’s developed in this whole area of legalization and decriminalization.“ Source:  Night At The Continue reading

Danielle Smith – Wildrose

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“She does not believe individuals should face a criminal record for smoking a joint” Continue reading

David Kilgour – PC Secretary of State

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David Kilgour – PC Secretary of State “Advocates of legalization and decriminalization argue that illicit drugs should be treated as a health problem rather than an enforcement issue. This wrongly suggests it is an “either-or” proposition. In fact, Canada’s Drug Strategy calls for a balance between reducing the supply of Continue reading

Elizabeth May – GPC

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“The Green Party of Canada has come to the conclusion that it is time to legalize the adult use of marijuana” Continue reading

Hondo Arendt – GPC

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“We don’t believe the current system really restricts it. Any teen will tell you they have more access to marijuana than alcohol so the system isn’t blocking access to it at all.” Continue reading

John Reilly – Liberal

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John Reilly – Liberal Party, Banff, BC Reilly said that an interesting problem with legalizing marijuana in Canada was because of the “harsh” position taken in the United States, is that “we might have a terrible problem with an influx of people from the United States.” But he too noted Continue reading

Larry Campbell – Liberal Senator

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“Legalizing marijuana allows us to be able to control a drug that at the present time is not being controlled” Continue reading

Lawrence MacAulay – LPC

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“[Legalization] will take it out of the hands of criminals and put it in the hands of government like a bottle of rum. Today, it seems [marijuana is] available anywhere you go.” Continue reading

Sean Casey – Liberal justice critic

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Sean Casey – Charlottetown MP, Liberal justice critic “Regulating marijuana is ‘the way to protect our young people,’ says Charlottetown MP and Liberal justice critic Sean Casey. Let’s go at the source. Let’s get it out of the hands of the gangs and organized crime, tax and regulate it, so Continue reading

Wayne Easter – LPC

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“The current drug laws are not working and to try and implement a system in which you would have greater control and regulations over,” Continue reading