Skip to comments.Justin Trudeau is on verge of legalizing pot for 12-year-olds (O Canada!)
Posted on 02/13/2018 12:34:13 PM PST by SeekAndFind
OTTAWA, February 13, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) A pro-family group has blasted Prime Minister Justin Trudeaus bill legalizing recreational cannabis as monstrous and a devastating attack on society and families, and is urging Canadians to lobby the Senate to reject the legislation.
Most egregiously, Bill C-45 or the Cannabis Bill, poses significant risks for children, REAL Women of Canada vice president Gwen Landolt said in a critique posted on the groups website.
The Liberal bill allows children over age 11 to freely possess, use, and even share marijuana up to five grams [10 joints] at a time, she pointed out.
There is absolutely no recourse if a minor is seen carrying, using, or handing out marijuana, wrote Landolt. A child can literally take ten joints from his parents stash, hand it out to his friends, go back home, take another ten, hand them out and keep doing it as often as he wants. This will deeply affect school environments and our neighbourhoods.
Bill C-45 also allows individuals over age 17 to buy and possess marijuana in any amount. It only restricts its public use (and sharing) to 30 grams at a time (equal to 60 joints). The bill also lets Canadians grow up to four cannabis plants in their home, Landolt noted.
Trudeau promised during his campaign he would legalize recreational pot. He told Huffington Post Canada in 2013 he smoked marijuana about five or six times in his life, with the last time about two years after being elected a Member of Parliament in 2008.
Trudeau said in April 2017 that his younger brother Michel had been charged with possession of marijuana six months before he was killed in an avalanche in 1998, and that their father, former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, used his influence to make those charges go away, according to a Guardian report.
In late November, the Liberals invoked time allocations on the final vote in the House of Commons on Bill C-45, over protests by Conservatives.
But the bill has since stalled in the Senate, potentially delaying the Liberal goal of fully implementing it by July, the Globe and Mail reported last week.
Three cabinet ministers went to the Senate last Tuesday to defend the bill, with senators quizzing Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale for about two hours. But the senators did not commit to expediting the bill.
Indeed, about 20 Conservative senators who signed up to speak to the bill during second reading debate havent done so yet. Senators dont have to debate legislation within a set period of time, reported the CBC.
Moreover, after it passes second reading, the bill goes to committee, where senators are expected to call a number of witnesses, and suggest amendments, it reported.
Tory Senate leader Larry Smith says the Conservatives arent being obstructionist, but have genuine concerns. But the bills sponsor, Independent Senator Tony Dean, says given the glacial pace of debate, the Liberals might invoke time allocation on the Senate which would be a first for the Trudeau government, according to the Globe.
The liberal media is urging Trudeau to do just that.
The National Post reprinted a Toronto Star editorial praising Bill C-45 as among the best and certainly the boldest pieces of legislation this government has yet pursued and, with 65 percent of Canadians allegedly backing it, wildly popular.
But Landolt is exhorting Canadians to use the time they have to lobby senators to nix the bill.
If passed, Canada will be only the second nation in the world after Uruguay to fully legalize this dangerous drug. We must try to stop it, she wrote.
Scientific evidence shows cannabis is dangerous to the health, with particularly adverse effects on children and teenagers, Landolt noted.
The Canadian Medical Association, the Quebec Association of Psychiatrists, and the Pediatricians Alliance of Ontario warn that the human brain continues to develop until 25 years of age and marijuana use gravely stunts the development of adolescents.
And while Trudeau promised to legalize dope to get the millennial vote, now its the gold-rush of capitalists pushing it, observed Landolt.
The market for recreational pot in Canada could rise to between $8 to $9 billion dollars annually, according to Globe figures, she wrote.
Pro-marijuana propaganda is flooding the media in order to indoctrinate and habituate the public to use marijuana for the financial benefit of marijuana entrepreneurs, noted Landolt.
She also dismissed as fantasy the idea that legalizing cannabis will stop criminals selling it. Police, experts and experience all indicate that the black market always undercuts legal marijuana sales.
What’s sad is that he’s STILL holding back with the full leftist agenda. Expect lowering the age of “consent” to pre-teen levels if he had his way.
Our stoned and native land!
True cannabis love in all thy sons command.
With bloodshot eyes we munch on fries.
The True North stoned and free!
From far and wide,
O Canada, we stone ourselves for thee.
God guard our stash, and all its THC
O Canada, we are all stoned for thee.
O Canada, we are all stoned for thee.
Canada is finished as a nation.
This is what the Globalists wanted for us. This is what we would be had any candidate other than Trump had won
You elected him, Canada. And by an overwhelming margin.
Not my country and not my business, so I’ll just leave it at that.
When pot starts to ravage families, families will start to seek solutions.
He appears to be taking the ideas of the radicals from 125 years ago and making them cultural norms.
What could go wrong?
It’s not really a country anyway - South Park.
The little beasties are so much less trouble when they are stoned out of their gourds.
And once their supplier has them hooked they will vote the right way the rest of their drug shortened lives.
If they make it to voting age.
Makes you wonder how idiot Canadians that voted for this idiotic moron wished they had not voted for him......
All the to do about pot is moot
Now it’s THC chocolate candy etc
It ain’t your mommas brownies either
I have 7 and 10 and 17 year olds
There’s multiple kids with edibles in all middle schools
Smoking is stupid. And ineffective
And edibles and alcohol are for adults
I’m telling my kids when they’re 18 they can talk. To me about it
I’ve emphasized that drugs. ALL OF THEM. are stupid
Beer wine and tequila etc are a comppletely separate subject
The dose for alcohol is parts per thousand.
THC is parts per million
LSD -25 is parts per billion
In your bloodstream
Fortunately I already have Burnout 12 year olds to point out to them
You don’t want to be like THAT do you ?
Marijuana arrests intellectual development. You can tell the age when pot smoking started by the intellectual development of the adult. If an adult has the maturity of a 12-year-old, then they started smoking pot at the age of 12.
that will certainly expedite the dumbing down of the peasant class
Might as well legalize it for baby formula while he’s at it.
Maybe the illegal immigrants will skip the US and go straight to Canada.
Note that in Canada it is illegal to sell or give tobacco to under 18 (and under 19 in many provinces).
Trudope’s evil rule cannot come to an end fast enough.
Canada is like many large blue states, there are many conservatives in the rural areas and a few of us in the cities, but we are totally outnumbered by increasing numbers of radical liberals in the cities.
You are being outnumbered by the PeopleKind ( Heh heh ).
RE: Makes you wonder how idiot Canadians that voted for this idiotic moron wished they had not voted for him....
Many in the big cities like him PRECISELY because he reflects their values. Plus the fact that he’s good looking does not hurt a bit on the “style” side.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau? You mean The Right Honourable Pajama Boy?
Very bad idea. Young teens, particularly males, are notoriously stupid about many things and adding legalized, inhibition-lowering, horny-making marijuana into the mix is a recipe for disaster. Of course the left probably wants that, just another excuse to lower age of consent for their constituencies.
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