Canada’s Liberals Sweep to Victory—With a Marijuana Legalization Platform

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org

canadaflagcannabisLed by Justin Trudeau, Canada’s Liberal Party swept to a strong victory in Monday’s elections.

While results were still being tallied Monday night, it looks as if the party has won enough seats to form a majority government by itself. At press time, the Liberals had won 156 six seats in the lower house of parliament and were leading in 34 more. They only need 170 seats to form a majority in the 338-seat lower chamber.The Liberal platform included, among other things, marijuana legalization:

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