Pubdate: Wed, 22 Oct 2003
Source: Edmonton Sun (CN AB)
Copyright: 2003, Canoe Limited Partnership.
Author: George Adams
Note: Parenthetical remark by the Sun editor, headline by newshawk


RE: S. Pope's Oct. 16 letter on the mayor banning drug paraphernalia. This
is the silliest thing that I've ever heard. First off, the mayor does not
have the right to make and break laws. Secondly, cannabis is going to be
utilized whether pipes and paraphernalia are available or not. It is not
going away no matter what anyone does. Why not provide harm reduction in the
form of glass pipes, water bongs and vaporizers rather than forcing 60% of
the community to use handmade foil pipes that are dangerous? And let's just
see you try to get rid of papers!

George Adams

(Tobacco smokers would be mad, too.)
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