You might think that the Harper regime had annoyed the people of Vancouver enough recently, with their slow response to the oil spill in English Bay.
And their outrageous claims that it was a "world class" operation.
But no, apparently not. Because now after James Moore's world class buffoon act.
Here comes that other Con clown Rona Ambrose, to declare that the real threat to the city is the KILLER WEED !!!!
In a letter to Mayor Gregor Robertson, federal health minister, Rona Ambrose, says she is "deeply concerned" at the city's plan to discuss a proposal to regulate the growing crop of pot shops.
The letter, sent Thursday, says that "legitimizing and normalizing the use and sale of marijuana can have only one effect: increasing marijuana use and addiction."
Based on the outrageous claim that marijuana is addictive, and that regulating pot shops would make the drug more available to children.
Even though health officials beg to disagree.
Dr. Patricia Daly, chief medical health officer for Vancouver Coastal Health, calls the plan "very sensible" because of its focus on children and teenagers.
"How can we reduce the harms associated with marijuana use? The best way to do that is to apply a regulatory approach, which is exactly what the city is proposing," Daly said.
So as usual, Ambrose doesn't know what she's talking about. And she's the Health Minister eh?
But then like every other Con these days, she's only playing politics.
And as she made clear in a radio interview yesterday, it is just another attempt to go after Justin Trudeau.
Our government stance is clear, we do not support legalization. I would not support a Justin Trudeau Canada, where what's happening in downtown Vancouver [is repeated elsewhere] where pot dispensaries are opening up on corners.
Another attempt to resuscitate this misleading campaign...
And defend the Con's $7 million dollar Health Canada campaign, that was timed to run just after that attack ad.
(Q) How much money is spent on enforcement of marijuana laws across the country every year?
I can't tell you that. I don't know. All I know is that marijuana is very, very harmful to youth...and that's why we have spent money on an ad campaign and we will continue to do that.
The ad campaign that even the
In a late statement issued on Monday, the group responded by saying "the CMA is on record as calling for a public education campaign on the dangers of marijuana use by youth. "We did not ask for a multi-million-dollar taxpayer-funded advertising campaign to be turned into a political football."
But then Ambrose has never let science or harm reduction get in the way of her foul right-wing ideology.
She's made sure that it will be almost impossible to open another supervised injection site in Canada, like the Insite clinic in Vancouver...
Even though it has saved thousands of lives.
And she is just following the depraved dictates of her diseased master...
While posing as a Health Minister.
You know, once upon a time many years ago when I first started portraying Ambrose as a village idiot, I used to feel a touch of remorse and wonder whether I was being too harsh...
But not anymore. Now I think she's worse. Now I think she's dangerous.
The Cons are playing politics with the lives of Canadians...
It is Reefer Madness.
And we will not be safe or sane.
Until we fire them ALL...
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