Pubdate: Mon, 11 Oct 1999
Date: 10/11/1999
Source: Calgary Herald (Canada)
Author: Lynn Harichy

If we really want to find answers to this problem, we must first take
marijuana out of the controlled drugs and substance act.

I've been dealing with this issue for a long time now, because I am a
medical user for my illness, multiple sclerosis.

I have seen the problems we all have to deal with because of our

It seems to me that if we legalized and taught responsibility we would
be much better off. We should be spending our money on real crimes and
real help for those who need it.

All our laws are doing is glamourizing drug dealers into something
more than what they are. Let's stop the money from flowing their way.

Medical marijuana will not go away, but hopefully those who control it

Lynn Harichy
London, Ont.