Pubdate: Mon, 05 May 2003
Source: Calgary Sun, The (CN AB)
Copyright: 2003 The Calgary Sun
Author: Chuck Beyer
Note: Parenthetical remark by the Sun editor, headline by newshawk


U.S. Ambassador Paul Cellucci warns of long border lineups if Canada 
decriminalizes or legalizes pot? ("Soft laws may stall borders," April 30) 
I think not. While 80% of Canadian exports go to the U.S., it is also the 
case that 25% of U.S. goods are exported to Canada. Canada represents the 
profit margin for a substantial number of corporations. Also, there is the 
fact that we have raw materials the U.S. needs. Cellucci should think about 
exhaling now. He is starting to sound like Iraq's former information minister.

Chuck Beyer

(Canada isn't planning to legalize it, just reduce the penalties.)
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