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MP Shields voices concerns with cannabis legalization by federal government

(Photo by Trevor Busch) OUR MAN IN OTTAWA

By Trevor Busch Vauxhall Advance tbusch@tabertimes.com With sights set firmly on a cannabis legalization date in mid-2018, changes to the Criminal Code of Canada by the Trudeau Liberals could prove problematic for law enforcement, says Vauxhall's Opposition MP. "It's to do with marijuana in particular what they're doing, trying to update it so it would match marijuana being legalized," said Bow River MP Martin Shields.… Read More »

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Fear-mongering over marijuana

I was recently dismayed and gobsmacked by the comments by MP Martin Shields about the legalization of marijuana. He is either incompetent, or intentionally trying… Read More »

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