This country is beginning to learn the qualities of not punishing people to death over Marijuana laws. It is about time. And here is an article that demonstrates that change. -SJ Otto
From Forbes/Yahoo News:
When the Canadian Parliament considered decriminalizing marijuana possession in 2003, U.S. officials . They complained that the proposed reform would betray the anti-drug cause, worried that it would encourage drug tourism and facilitate marijuana smuggling, and threatened to respond with a border crackdown that would impede trade and travel between the two countries.
Canadian legislators got the message. The marijuana bill, which would have made possessing up to 15 grams (about half an ounce) of marijuana a civil offense punishable by a fine and reduced the penalties for home cultivation of up to seven plants, never got a vote.
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