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Here’s how a U.S. federal marijuana crackdown could affect Canada

Source : https://globalnews.ca/news/3945417/us-federal-marijuana-crackdown-and-canada/   On New Year’s Day, California became the latest — and most populous — U.S. state to legalize marijuana. But the U.S. federal ban on marijuana hasn’t gone anywhere, though a delicate Obama-era truce between Washington and states that have legalized recreational cannabis prevented a crackdown — up ...

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USA : Marijuana sellers undeterred by threat of federal prosecution

Source : https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/01/05/marijuana-sellers-undeterred-threat-federal-prosecution/1008483001/ Defiant marijuana entrepreneurs and investors are shrugging off threats of heightened federal prosecution and placing their faith in state lawmakers and a growing belief their industry is too big and popular to shut down. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sowed confusion into the legal cannabis industry Thursday when ...

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Dawson: Here’s why it’s time to legalize all drugs in Canada

Source : http://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/dawson-heres-why-its-time-to-decriminalize-all-drugs Picture this: You’re an injection drug user, and, you’re worried the next time you use, you might die. So, you head for the Shepherds of Good Hope, where there’s a special trailer. There, you can use your drugs – and someone will save you if you overdose. ...

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Don’t call people who use drugs ‘junkies’

Source : http://metro.co.uk/2018/01/10/dont-call-people-use-drugs-junkies-7219516/ People who take drugs should not be described as ‘users’, ‘junkies’ or ‘addicts’, according to a new report. The assessment calls for terms such as ‘druggie’ and ‘crackhead’ to be phased out. Media, religious leaders, intellectuals, celebrities and others in influential positions should promote the use of ...

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Un pas supplémentaire est franchi vers la légalisation du cannabis au Canada

Source : http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/1069856/pot-marijuana-cannabis-legalisation-canada-tudeau Les députés ont adopté lundi soir en Chambre le projet de loi C-45. Il renvoie ainsi la balle dans le camp du Sénat, à environ sept mois de l’échéancier fixé par le gouvernement libéral pour légaliser le cannabis. Le projet de loi a été avalisé par 200 députés ...

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House passes marijuana legislation, bill moves to Senate

Source : https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/house-passes-marijuana-legislation-bill-moves-to-senate-1.3696405 OTTAWA — The federal government’s plan to legalize marijuana by next summer is a step closer. Bill C-45 received final approval Monday in the House of Commons, passing by a vote of 200-82. It now moves to the Senate, where Conservative senators are threatening to hold up ...

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