MP Keith Martin calls for legalization of marijuana



April 7, 2009

ARPA Note: Keith Martin is the MP who has also put forward two motions that would curb the power of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. – April 2, 2009

A Vancouver Island MP is calling for the decriminalization of marijuana, saying the war on drugs “has been a complete failure.” Keith Martin, the Federal Liberal MP for Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca, backed up that plea by tabling a bill in Ottawa Thursday that would make it legal to possess up to 30 grams of pot or two marijuana plants. [Keep reading this news story here.]

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