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(Canada PM) Harper says no decriminalization of pot on his watch
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Source: CBC

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says his government will never agree to the decriminalization of marijuana.

Harper's comments came Friday in Vancouver in response to a question at a brief news conference following an event at a downtown science centre.

"No, it will not happen under our government," Harper said. We're very concerned about the spread of drugs in the country and the damage it's doing and as you know we have legislation before the House to crack down."

This week, four former Vancouver mayors endorsed the Stop the Violence Coalition, which is comprised of former police officers, a judge, medical leaders and B.C.'s former chief coroner.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/20...
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