Pubdate: Sun, 04 May 2003
Source: Toronto Sun (CN ON)
Copyright: 2003, Canoe Limited Partnership.
Author: Stan Sambey
Note: Parenthetical remark by the Sun editor, headline by newshawk


PUT IT this way: If you could buy gold for $200/oz. in Canada and resell it 
for $600 in the U.S., do you think people would see a profitable 
enterprise? Now imagine if you could actually produce this gold for about 
$20/oz and sell it south of the border for $600/oz. Imagine a government 
silly enough to suppress this valuable commodity that is less harmful that 
tobacco, alcohol, aspirin and even table salt for Pete's sake. If 10% of 
the North American population smokes cannabis, then there are more cannabis 
users in the U.S. than there are people in Canada. It's simple logistics of 
supply and demand for a product less lethal than beer. If we legalize 
cannabis and the Americans do not, the only thing getting high will be our 
dollar's value.

Stan Sambey

The Federal Marijuana Party of Canada


(The flaw in your logic is that the Americans wouldn't just sit back and 
let this happen)
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