Canadian Mayors Sign Letter In Support Of Ending Marijuana Prohibition – eNews Park Forest

Posted on: April 27th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Mayors From British Columbia Sign Letter In Support Of Legalizing Marijuana OREGON–(ENEWSPF)–April 27, 2012. The letter is addressed to B.C. Premier Christy Clark, NDP Leader Adrian Dix and Conservative Leader John Cummins, and is signed by Vancouver’s Gregor Robertson Burnaby’s Derek Corrigan, North Vancouver mayor Darrell Mussatto, Lake Country mayor James Baker, Armstrong mayor Chris Pieper, Metchosin mayor John Ranns, Enderby mayor Howie Cyr, and Vernon mayor Robert Sawatzky.

Legalize Marijuana, Say Former Latin American Presidents – Opposing Views

Posted on: April 10th, 2012 by admin No Comments

From a fantastic op-ed in Huffington Post written by Cesar Gaviria, former president of Colombia and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy; Ernesto Zedillo, former president of Mexico and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy; and Fernando Henrique Cardoso, former president of Brazil and chair of the Global Commission on Drug Policy: Our second core recommendation — which is more complex but just as important for ensuring peace and public safety — is to encourage experimentation with different models of legal regulation of drugs, such as marijuana, in similar ways to what is already done with tobacco and alcohol. Research has consistently demonstrated that marijuana is a less harmful drug than tobacco or alcohol. Regulation is not the same as legalization

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