Pubdate: Thu, 25 Jul 2002
Source: Ottawa Sun (CN ON)
Copyright: 2002, Canoe Limited Partnership
Author: Grant G.O. Duncan
Note: Parenthetical remark by the Sun editor; headline by newshawk.


ROY CLANCY must be very happy he can quote whichever portion of a report 
that he likes to further his own prohibitionist agenda. ("Don't let pot in 
out of the cold" July 21.) Can Clancy tell us it is okay for a person's 
life to be ruined, their prospects for travel and employment limited, 
because they decided to try a less harmful alternative to alcohol?

Clancy is kidding himself that cannabis use is not wanted by society. How 
else would he explain survey results indicating that up to 50% of the 
population has tried cannabis? He is sadly out of touch and incredibly 

Grant G.O. Duncan

(On the other hand, the percentage who use it regularly is far smaller)
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