Justin Trudeau's Marijuana 'Evolution': From Tougher Punishment To Legalization

CANADA: Justin Trudeau’s call for the end of marijuana prohibition has earned him both fans and critics this summer.While his position has sparked debate about everything from Canada’s drug lawsto the health effects of cannabis, it has also left the rookie Grit leader — who once said he did not support even decriminalization — vulnerable to accusations of flip-flopping.

“Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau now says he’s in favour of legalizing pot,” reads a recent editorial from QMI Agency. “We disagree, which means we agree with what Trudeau said at last year’s Liberal party convention, where delegates voted in favour of legalizing marijuana and he was opposed.”

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