B.C. municipal leaders vote to work toward decriminalizing marijuana

The Canadian Press (Canada)
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

ubcmBritish Columbia’s municipal politicians, sensing shifting emotional attitudes towards marijuana and a possible major new revenue source, voted to lobby Ottawa to decriminalize pot and study the benefits of taxing and regulating cannabis. The mayors and councillors from across the province clapped and cheered after voting to support marijuana decriminalization during a stirring debate in a crowded hall at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention. (See also: B.C. mayors vote to decriminalize pot: That was the easy part)