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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 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.

 

Medium: Radio
Program: As It Happens
Broadcast Date: Jan. 10, 2003
Guest(s): Alan Young
Host: Barbara Budd
Duration: 7:06

Last updated: February 9, 2012

Page consulted on April 30, 2013

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