Subject: Re: Layton sucks
Look trough that letter. It's the generic email from Layton's team.
Thank you for contacting the NDP.
The NDP is still very much in favour of decriminalization of marijuana;
in fact it is clearly written in our platform at www.ndp.ca .
We support the possession of cannabis to be made legal, in the case of
medical use of the drug as prescribed by a physician.
would mean that parties found in guilty of possession of cannabis would
be charged civilly (i.e.: fined) not criminally (i.e.: given a criminal
We want Canada to take steps that reflect a more intelligent and
compassionate direction on marijuana use. Not only have our courts
differently on medical marijuana and our government responded
accordingly but also there is a growing chorus of established opinion
for a different approach to the possession of marijuana for personal
I invite you to check the parliamentary website at: www.parl.gc.ca to
find our response to Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Contraventions Act
and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. The NDP had hoped Bill
C-10 would be a first step in recognizing the harms associated with a
prohibitionist policy towards marijuana but it fell short of the
government's promises of decriminalization.
If you have anymore questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Jack Layton and today's NDP
New energy. A positive choice.
Jack Layton et le NPD.
Un force nouvelle. Un choix positif.