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Marijuana Party becomes Canada's newest federal political party

In 1923 it became illegal for Canadians to possess marijuana. But the laws have always been flouted, by recreational users who just want to get high, and by medicinal users seeking relief from pain and illness. From cannabis caf├ęs to courtrooms, doctors and patients, rabble-rousers and senior statesmen have engaged in a passionate debate over marijuana possession. But the laws have endured.

"God made grass. Man made booze. Who do you trust?"

Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: July 21, 2000
Guests: Dennis Carriere, Tim Paterson, Marc Boris St. Maurice
Reporter: Reg Sharren
Duration: 2:26

Last updated: July 29, 2013

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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