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New Poll Finds 67% of British Columbia Residents Support Legalizing Cannabis

A new poll released by Insights West has found that a strong majority of those in British Columbia support legalizing cannabis for recreational purposes. According to the survey, 67% of B.C. residents favor legalizing and taxing cannabis, with just 28% opposed. Of those opposed to legalization, just 14% “strongly oppose” it, while 36% “strong support” …

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B.C. Judge Discharges Man Caught Growing 414 Cannabis Plants

A judge in British Columbia has given an absolute discharge to a man charged with trafficking cannabis after police raided his home and found 414 cannabis plants, around half of which were seedlings. The man, Michael Santos – an audio engineer with no criminal record – pleaded guilty to possessing around 6.5 pounds of cannabis …

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Initiative Drive to Decriminalize Cannabis in British Columbia Officially Launches

Sensible B.C. officially launched its initiative drive to decriminalize cannabis possession today in British Columbia. The group now has 90 days to collect roughly 400,000 signatures to put the proposal to a vote of the people. If passed into law, the initiative would decriminalize cannabis, as well as establish a commission to examine the effects …

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