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4-20 2017, Yonge Dundas Square, Toronto

Thousands gathered in Toronto yesterday to celebrate 420. A celebration of all things cannabis. What started many years ago as a protest has taken a somewhat different tone. 399 more words

Brown-John: Cannabis bill will take years of court challenges

The federal government’s launch of legislation to legalize marijuana opens a door to modest discussion of the manner in which much of Canada’s law is enforced. 617 more words

Columnists

Turnout wanes at Saskatoon's 4/20 Weed Day celebration

You may have noticed something different in the air on Thursday as cannabis lovers across North America celebrated 4/20, also known as Weed Day.

This year’s turnout at the annual City Hall rally waned as the federal government is set to legalize marijuana in July 2018. 343 more words

Canada

Lethbridge lights up for 4/20

For the first time a 4/20 celebration, rather than a protest, was held at Galt Gardens with pot lovers having reason to applaud a little louder this year as the government moves towards legalization. 304 more words

Features

How will the Legalization of Cannabis benefit Canadians in 2018?

Today on The Philosopher’s Table we talked about the bits and pieces of the new bill regarding the legalization of cannabis and it needs tweaking. 204 more words

The Business Argument for Legalization

Politicians are loathed to take on controversial issues even when the resulting upside could be game changing. But no one has the power to move policy makers off of a long standing bad idea like business.  704 more words

Time For A Change

A special note on this 4/20:

 

I have never smoked pot, and I have no desire to. I don’t even like to smell the stuff when someone else is smoking it…but it doesn’t take a genius to understand how the federal ban on drugs has damaged our nation. 441 more words

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