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Dana Larsen: Sensible B.C. still planning marijuana initiative campaign in 2013

November 22, 2012

Recent media coverage seems to have confused some people about our plan for the Sensible BC campaign. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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B.C. group asks Facebook to safeguard kids from online predators

November 15, 2012

A group of prominent British Columbians launched a campaign Wednesday calling on Facebook to introduce security measures to protect underage children from predators who troll the site looking for potential victims. The announcement came on the same day Facebook unveiled an anti-bullying initiative in partnership with Family Channel, PREVNet, Concerned Children’s Advertisers, Kids Help Phone, [...]

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BC Attorney-General says marijuana decision up to feds

November 8, 2012
BC Attorney-General says marijuana decision up to feds

B-C Attorney-General Shirley Bond says the provincial and federal governments will keep a close eye on attempts to legalize marijuana in Washington State and Colorado. But bond says it’s still up to Ottawa to make any change to the criminal code in this country. “This is a federal government issue. There will still be complex [...]

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Washington 1st state to legalize pot in ballot initiative

November 7, 2012
Washington 1st state to legalize pot in ballot initiative

Voters a continent apart made history Tuesday on two divisive social issues, with Maine becoming the first state to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and Washington state becoming the first to legalize recreational use of marijuana. CBC | British Columbia News

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Washington State ballot could legalize marijuana use

November 5, 2012
Washington State ballot could legalize marijuana use

Washington State could become the first U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana if Initiative 502 is passed by voters during Tuesday’s federal election. CBC | British Columbia News

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