Marijuana-Smoking Canadian Mountie Found Dead

After provoking a nationwide debate over his smoking marijuana in uniform, a RCMP officer has died of an apparent suicide.

CANADA:  A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer with a medical marijuana prescription for job-related stress has died of an apparent suicide after provoking a nationwide debate over his smoking in uniform. Corporal Ronald Francis died Monday afternoon, officials said Tuesday. “It appears no one else was involved in the death,” RCMP Assistant Commissioner Roger Brown Read the full article…

Pot-Smoking Mountie Can't Smoke Publicly In Uniform: RCMP

Cpl. Ronald Francis serves with J Division in New Brunswick, and received a prescription for medical-grade marijuana on Nov. 4

CANADA:  A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer with a medical marijuana prescription thinks he should be able to smoke the drug while in uniform, but the RCMP says he can’t smoke marijuana while in red serge or while wearing his regular working uniform. RCMP Deputy Commissioner Gilles Moreau said any officer with a medical marijuana prescription Read the full article…