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Old 01-28-2013, 05:19 PM   #615
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Default Re: Discussion: Legalizing Marijuana II

I guess when you get embarrassed in a national election, make a plan to go after the youth vote. lol

http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/01...ists-liberals/

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Legalize pot and reap the benefit from influx of toking tourists: Liberals

Canada’s economy could benefit from an influx of toking tourists if weed is legalized, the Liberal Party of Canada says in a new analysis that backs the party’s 2012 policy convention resolution.

And Canada’s health-care system and law-enforcement agencies would gain from billions in new tax revenues — money now going to organized crime — as a result of domestic sales of high-quality, low-priced and government-regulated Canadian weed, according to the 38-page paper.

It was prepared by a party committee in response to the overwhelming vote a year ago in Ottawa by party members in favour of legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana sales.

One of the paper’s co-authors, citing evidence from countries with liberal pot laws, said tokers from the United States and elsewhere will be drawn to Canada if they can enjoy a hassle-free high.

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