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  1. FeloniousPunk

    Gord Downie Passes Away

    A sad day for all Canadians. Tragically Hip's Gord Downie dead at 53 - Entertainment - CBC News Peace. :peace:
  2. Ron Strider

    China Holds Canadians 'For Smoking Marijuana'

    Chinese authorities have arrested two Canadians in the capital Beijing for allegedly smoking marijuana. According to Radio-Canada, officials entered a hotel room where members of the travelling equestrian show Cavalia were staying on 14 July. The public broadcaster said officials made a...
  3. Ron Strider

    Canadians Banned At U.S. Border for Admitting Pot Use; Officers Rarely Ask Mexicans

    U.S. border officers at northern ports of entry have been asking Canadians if they've ever used marijuana – and those who answer "yes" get banned from the United States for life. Meanwhile, at the arguably more problematic southern border, officers don't seem to care about the drug histories...
  4. Ron Strider

    Canadians Want Ottawa To Erase Old Marijuana Convictions, Poll Finds

    A clear majority of Canadians want the federal government to issue pardons to fellow citizens who have a criminal record for marijuana possession, a new poll has found. The survey stands to buttress the call of marijuana activists, lawyers and politicians who argue that the old criminal...
  5. K

    New Study Seeks Answers On How Canadians Use Cannabis

    A new study looking at how Canadians use cannabis is being launched by the B.C. Centre on Substance Use. "The major goal is to understand better why Canadians use cannabis, what are their motivations, and what are the possible harms and benefits," M-J Milloy, a University of B.C. assistant...
  6. K

    Most Canadians Support Shoppers' Bid To Sell Medical Marijuana

    Fresh on the heels of Shoppers Drug Mart and Loblaw Companies Ltd. making a formal bid to dispense medical marijuana, most Canadians are giving the move a thumbs up. Last month the drugstore chain confirmed it had applied to Health Canada to become a licensed producer of the drug - but only...
  7. K

    Canadians Approve Of Drug Tests At Work If Marijuana Is Legalized

    According to a new poll, most Canadians are in favour of marijuana becoming legal, but think job sites should test for it regularly. Insights West found, in a recent online survey, that 62 per cent of Canadians support legalization, while 31 per cent are opposed. Over 90 per cent of...
  8. K

    Canadians Are Being Banned From The U.S. For Admitting They've Smoked Weed

    Canadians (and other foreigners): don't ever tell a United States border patrol agent or immigration and customs official you've smoked pot. Not even one hit years ago. Or you'll be banned from the U.S. Seriously. VICE tells us the story of actual Canadian Alan Ranta, who was crossing into...
  9. K

    Canadians Focused On Safety, Education, Training When Legalizing Marijuana - Study

    Vancouver — A new study says most Canadians are more concerned with how marijuana is regulated than if pot should be legal. The Abacus data shows 35 per cent of people are firmly for legalizing pot, 24 per cent are against it, and the remaining 42 per cent in the middle. "That's the...
  10. K

    7 In 10 Canadians Support Marijuana Legalization - Nanos Poll

    Nearly 70 per cent of Canadians are in favour of marijuana legalization, according to a new poll. A recent Nanos survey shows 43 per cent of Canadians say they support the legalization of marijuana, while 26 per cent somewhat support the idea. Only 26 per cent of Canadians either oppose or...