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Question for party leaders on marijuana

Would it be possible for the party leaders to answer this question: Given that marijuana prohibition subsidizes organized crime and increases gun violence, why not regulate it like alcohol and use the $3-billion in annual tax revenue for healthcare, education, border-security, and law-enforcement? It worked with alcohol in the last century, and it would work even better with marijuana today.

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Question for party leaders on marijuana

Would it be possible for the party leaders to answer this question: Given that marijuana prohibition subsidizes organized crime and increases gun violence, why not regulate it like alcohol and use the $3-billion in annual tax revenue for healthcare, education, border-security, and law-enforcement? It worked with alcohol in the last century, and it would work even better with marijuana today.

  

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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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