Policy pitfalls could quickly kill buzz around Liberal pot proposal

Globe and Mail (Canada)
Thursday, January 19, 2012

canada-pot-flagIf Liberals are serious about presenting voters with a credible plan to legalize and regulate cannabis in the next federal election, they have a lot of work to do. Even some of the most passionate advocates of an end to pot prohibition acknowledge that legalization is a much more complicated public policy than the “just say no” criminalization model that critics say is such an abject failure.