Authors » Bill Bewick
Bill Bewick is an Edmonton-based political consultant and public policy analyst who served as the Wildrose Official Opposition Director of Policy from 2010-2017. He has a Ph.D. from Michigan State University and teaches American Politics at Athabasca University.
Posted: January 27, 2018
Stoner liberation may be at hand, but Canadians would be well advised not to delete their dial-a-doper’s number just yet. Just as occurred after alcohol prohibition ended, there will be a severe regulatory hangover after cannabis is legalized. The emerging patchwork of provincial pot laws could not have been more incoherent if it was designed by a gram-a-day toker. It’s a fair bet that Canada will see more reefer-related charges, prosecutions and convictions post-legalization than we do today. And government ganja will probably be poorer quality, more expensive and harder to get than outlaw biker bud. Bill Bewick reports, soberly.
Articles by Bill Bewick
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