Legalizing Pot In Canada

American VoicesWorlddrugs ISSUE 38•33 Sep 11, 2002

Last week, a Canadian parliamentary committee recommended that the government legalize the use of marijuana. What do you think?

  • “If they do legalize pot, they're gonna be the world's number-one economic power in no time, 'cause you can make anything out of hemp.”

    Dan Zorn –
    Cashier

  • “The last thing we need is a glut of web sites explaining how, if you watch Strange Brew while listening to Rush's 2112, it all matches up.”

    Erin Parker –
    Biologist

  • “I just hope no marijuana slips into the U.S.”

    Doris Atkinson –
    Librarian

  • “I'm gonna toke up, sit back, and watch the geese.”

    Bob Edwards –
    Lawyer

  • “Yeah, I heard about that. They're doing the same thing in Canada.”

    Cameron Davis –
    Welder

  • “They're legalizing pot, plus they already have free health care and almost no crime? Now, why exactly do we always make fun of them, again?”

    Eric Donald –
    Systems
    Analyst