In an unprecedented move for a major party in Canada, Justin Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party of Canada has expressed his support for legalization of marijuana. The statements were made during a rally in Kelowna, British Columbia.
There are some, however, that doubt the Liberal leaders’ intentions and believe it is just an empty promise to swing the large pot smoking voting block in BC to the Liberal side. This group is particularly well known for being motivated and they have swung several elections in the past. “There’s a saying in Canadian politics. As goes Saltspring Island, so will go Canada.” A member of this block told us, alluding to the uncanny ability of the voters of a particular Gulf Island to always pick winners in Federal elections.
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