The Canadian Press

2003-05-27 | Marijuana-Law

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The federal government launched a new anti-drug strategy in May, at the same time it softened penalties for people caught possessing small amounts of marijuana. Health Minister Anne McLellan said the strategy was aimed at helping people get away from drugs.

Date: 2003-05-27
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 26 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << through that you need renewed strategy we will seek to do the following decrease the number of people particularly use who abuse drugs decrease the number of young Canadians who experiment with drugs decrease the incidence of communicable diseases such as hepatitis and HIV that are associated with substance abuse increase the use of alternative justice measures such as drug treatment courts >>

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