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Bongs and muffin recipes in hippie Yorkville 'head shop'

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.

 "A dope fiend's idea of a dream come true."

Medium: Television
Program: CBC Television News
Broadcast Date: April 18, 1967
Guest(s): Larry Cherniak
Reporter: Larry Bondy
Duration: 2:29

Last updated: December 6, 2012

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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