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Marijuana “smoke-in” turns violent in Vancouver’s Gastown Riot

The Story


A crackdown on dope users causes rifts among local politicians and citizens.

Medium: Television
Program: Summer Weekend
Broadcast Date: Aug. 15, 1971
Guests: Tom Campbell, David Looy, Art Philips, Harry Rankin
Host: Kay Sigurjonsson
Reporter: Doug Collins
Duration: 7:09

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