Wednesday was National Weed Day or 4/20 day, when all over Canada and the world people gather to celebrate cannabis culture and smoke up.So one has to commend the Liberal government for the timing of this announcement. Federal legislation to legalize… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Liberals and the Legalization of Marijuana
At first glance they may look like an odd couple. The hairy Rona Ambrose, and the equally hairy sloth from Australia.But it turns out they are both peddling the same message.And while until today I thought that Rona's Killer Weed ad was the worst a… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rona Ambrose’s Marijuana Madness and the Stoner Sloth
As we all know Stephen Harper has an unhealthy obsession with marijuana, handcuffs, and Justin Trudeau. Not necessarily in that order.He has no respect for science, and has never seen a scientist he didn't want to muzzle.But even by his low standards this is criminally irresponsible. Read more »
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Well I knew the depraved and increasingly desperate Stephen Harper would say or do anything to try to distract us from the Duffy trial.And sure enough I was right. First came his latest attempt to resuscitate the Great War on Terror.And now comes yet another attempt to revive the Great War on Drugs. Read . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Murderous War on Drugs
I don't know if you've noticed, but Rona Ambrose has recently stepped up the Great Con War on Marijuana.By rerunning that old anti-marijuana ad, the one with dirty glass tubing representing the human brain on drugs.And sticking us with the bummer bill. Read more »
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This latest anti-drug propaganda public service ad from the Harper regime is not being well received. Here is a sampling of the critical reaction culled from You Tube: – “As a Canadian taxpayer, I’m highly offended that my money contributed to this mass disinformation, which amounts to nothing more than scare tactics. It’s time . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Beware! Just Say No!
I suppose it was too good to be true. Most things in Harperland are like that eh? Any good idea that sticks its head above the ground is mown down by the ghastly Cons.So one moment I'm pleasantly surprised by the RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson, telling a reporter that marijuana use is not a . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Peter MacKay and the Great War on Marijuana and the Police
Your intrepid blogger with one of the wholesome and touristic murals of Legal, Alberta – evidence Civilization As We Know It survives in Canada, thank goodness! Note the crowds of tourists. Below: Perfesser Dave; Mural on the Legal Post Office; Mural on the wall of Denver Airport; So, do you stand with civilization . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Warning to Canadians: Reefer Madness in Colorado and Washington could mean the end of civilization as we know it!
Oh no. How much more can I stand? Not the Great War on Marijuana. Again.First the Harper Cons come out sounding like something out of Reefer Madness. Now here comes Rosie DiManno to open up a whole new front in the War on Weed. By declaring that marijuana shouldn't be legalized, because it . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Rosie DiManno and the War on Marijuana
Well I'm glad to see that Justin Trudeau has come out in favour of legalizing marijuana. For the noblest of reasons:“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. We have to use evidence and . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Justin Trudeau and the Great Marijuana Debate
Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes
This week The Union of BC Municipalities heard from advocates and opponents of decriminalizing BC’s favourite weed.
BC’s local government officials called for an end to the phony laws prohibiting its’ use. Good on them. Finally an identifiable group show the leadership needed for so long.
For far too long . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: BC’s Grass Roots Politicians Want To Decriminalize Pot!