Justin Trudeau promises that if he becomes Prime Minister he will immediately begin to work on making marijuana possession and consumption fully legal in Canada. Looking at the American example, what is the continuing argument against legalizing cannabis and how do you sustain that argument when two states (Colorado and Washington State) have legalized marijuana sale, possession and consumption)?
Should marijuana remain illegal, or be completely legal in Canada?
Guest: Kevin Sabet. From 2009-2011, served in the White House as the Obama Administration’s Senior Advisor at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (Advisor to three U.S. presidential administrations: Clinton, Bush, Obama.) Director of the Drug Policy Institute at the University of Florida and author of Reefer Sanity: Seven Great Myths About Marijuana.
65% of Canadians tell InsightsWest polling they want Marijuana legalized nationally in Canada now.
Guest: Mario Canseco. VP. InsightsWest polling.