By: Richard J. Brennan, The Star
All the tough talk in the world from the Harper government won’t put a dent in B.C.’s often violent marijuana trade, a Vancouver city councillor says.
The comment from Councillor Kerry Jang, a professor of psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, comes on the heels of a letter from eight B.C. mayors urging the provincial government to use its powers to regulate and tax marijuana.
“Marijuana has actually become more available and there’s more crime than there ever has been because of that approach … federal policies have failed British Columbia,” Jang told the Toronto Star. Read more »