OT: Pot (was Re: [Mimedefang] Re: Newbie question - testing)

John Nemeth jnemeth at victoria.tc.ca
Thu Jul 21 17:32:01 EDT 2005

On Dec 11, 10:44am, "David F. Skoll" wrote:
} WBrown at e1b.org wrote:
} > I thought it was being decriminalized up there north of the border...
} They keep talking about it, but not doing anything about it.  I suspect
} the politicians are afraid of the reaction from our friends down south.
} (Though, Canada didn't fight in Iraq and we have gay marriage now, so
} I guess Canada isn't doing much to ingratiate itself with the current
} US administration anyway. :-))

     Decriminalizing it doesn't mean legalising it.  It would be
treated similar to a traffic infraction (i.e. you would get a ticket
and have to pay a fine, and that would be the end of it; in otherwords
no criminal record, etc.).  Also, only possession of small amounts is
being decriminalized.  A large grow op obviously intended for
distribution would still be a crime.

}-- End of excerpt from "David F. Skoll"

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