Bill Blaikie – NDP


“I think it’s long overdue that we stop making criminals out of people who choose to smoke marijuana” Continue reading

Bill Forst – NDP


“agrees with [the Green party’s Blair] Wilson” (“We should tax it; we should regulate it.”) Continue reading

Blair Wilson – GPC


We should tax it; we should regulate it; and we should get the money out of the hands of gangs that cause problems in our cities. Continue reading

Elizabeth May – GPC

Elizabeth May

“The leader of Canada’s Green Party [unveiled] an election platform that includes a proposal to legalize marijuana” Continue reading

Joe Comartin – NDP


“suggested that marijuana be legalized and distributed by a government-regulated agency ‘like a liquor control board.'” Continue reading

Justin Trudeau – LPC


“Tax it, regulate. It’s one of the only ways to keep it out of the hands of our kids because the current war on drugs, the current model is not working” Continue reading

Lorne Nystrom – NDP


“He called on the government to legalize marijuana to take distribution out of ‘criminal hands.'” Continue reading

Ralph Goodale – LPC


“We are of the view that a regulatory and taxation regime is likely to be more effective in keeping marijuana out of the hands of young people.” Continue reading

Senator Pierre Claude Nolin

Senator Pierre Claude Nolin

“Scientific evidence overwhelmingly indicates that cannabis is substantially less harmful than alcohol and should be treated not as a criminal issue but as a social and public health issue.” Continue reading

Ted Hsu – LPC


“The evidence seems to suggest that getting marijuana out of the hands of criminals might be a better way of dealing with any problems that come with it,” he said. Continue reading