Tag: Liberal Party

  • Cannabis Regulation and the Demons of Absolute Control

    Judith Stamps I have begun to suspect that that the minds of some contemporary regulators are under the control of demons. I offer the following examples. Example One In September 2015, the State of California passed the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA), a comprehensive State licensing system. The Act requires the State to […]

  • Overgrowing The Liberal Legalization Scheme

    By Ted Smith Everyone in the cannabis industry fears it will be taken over by large corporations now that the federal government has committed to legalizing cannabis.  Since the Liberals have not introduced a detailed plan, there is a legitimate concern that lobby efforts from large companies will pressure the government into creating tight rules […]


    How the NDP missed its chance to come out strong on marijuana, and why it’s not too late to make it right By Dana Larsen For four decades, the NDP was the standard-bearer for sensible marijuana laws.  From the time of the LeDain Commission report of 1971, it was the most progressive voice in Parliament […]

  • Cheech and Chong Support Marijuana Legalization in Victoria on July 20 at the Royal Theatre

    Checck & Chong

    On Sunday, July 20th at the Royal Theatre, Cheech and Chong, along with War https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iB_Jz7Dess , bring their “Up In Smoke” show to Victoria for their only tour date in British Columbia.   [su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iB_Jz7Dess “]   Thanks to High Tide Entertainment owner Matt Laundrie, who is bringing the event to Victoria, both Cheech Marin […]

  • The Policy That Could: Reflections on an Interview With a Young Liberal

    On May 2, 2011, the Liberal Party of Canada (LPC) suffered the worst defeat in its political history.  Having won 34 out of 308 federal seats, the party found itself knocked into third place for the first time.  It had a mere 19% of the vote, and held only 4 seats west of Ontario.  For many it was a profound shock, raising for the first time the question of the party’s survival.  One […]

  • A May Vote-Remember Your ABCs

    By Amie Gravell Coming May 2, 2011. Canada will undergo its fourth election in seven years. Whatever one believes about the worth of another election, we can remain on the positive side and choose to see it as a chance to effect a more likable change in our leadership than last election (which of course […]