Whither a Progressive Pot Policy?

Ignoring lessons from the regulation of tobacco and alcohol, the federal government chooses questionable morals over sound policy
Neil Boyd
The Mark (Canada)
Saturday, March 2, 2012

Cannabis has been taking centre stage in recent weeks. Former attorneys-general and Vancouver mayors in British Columbia have called for regulation and taxation of the industry in an attempt to stop the violence of the illegal trade. At the same time, the Harper government continues to push for the passage of legislation that will mandate a six-month minimum term of imprisonment for anyone growing six plants or more.