Marijuana: Ontario courts rule Canada's pot laws unconstitutional
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 cafés to courtrooms, doctors and patients, rabble-rousers and senior statesmen have engaged in a passionate debate over marijuana possession. But the laws have endured.
Program: As It Happens
Broadcast Date: Jan. 10, 2003
Guest: Alan Young
Interviewer: Mary Lou Finlay
Host: Barbara Budd
Last updated: July 29, 2013
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