The Canadian Press

2015-12-22 | Marijuana Crimes

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Canadians with convictions for marijuana-related crimes say the Liberal government should offer pardons when it legalizes cannabis. Simon Fraser University criminologist Neil Boyd says convictions create significant barriers to travel and employment. He says the government should offer pardons for simple possession of cannabis. (Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says she's still working on the details of legalization with the Health and Public Safety Ministers but plans to speak with Canadians who have been affected.)

Date: 2015-12-22
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << yeah I don't think that that that should stay as a criminal record giving up you know we now are approaching an era in which it is going to be seen as an ounce without dollar tobacco and taxed it regulated in a somewhat similar manner >>


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