Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Hell to Happy Hour
Jail for British Columbians,
while a few miles away is a burgeoning pot-conomy
Released by Dana Larsen, Director
are not looking good in the battle to end (pot) prohibition.
Harper's Conservatives have recently crept
up in most recent
public opinion polls, making him the favourite to win the next
We know many Sensible BC
supporters are Conservatives, and that's great. We welcome and
encourage a variety of voices in our movement because it makes us
stronger. The problem is that the Conservatives current leadership
poses the largest threat to seeing real change here in Canada.
We know the Harper and the Conservative leadership are not big fans
of our ideas or our movement. Recent attacks on medical marijuana
users and the introduction of mandatory minimum sentences are ample
evidence of that.
The real question is what damage will they do with another majority
good news is that more than two thirds of Canadians (and nearly
three quarters of British Columbians) are on our side and this is
still a democracy.
Our plan is simple, but the execution will be difficult. We need to
make cannabis reform an issue in the next election and defeat
prohibitionist candidates all across BC.
In order for us to do that, we need to start building up capacity
and getting our teams organized. As a first step, we'll be hosting
plenty of campaign orientations in the coming weeks with the first
event coming up this Saturday in Vancouver.
We also need to branch out of the lower mainland and reach people
all across the province. To help make that happen, we're asking
everyone to pitch in $25 before the end of the month.
The people of BC deserve Members of Parliament who will be brave,
and take a stand against the failure of prohibition.
This is going to be our biggest undertaking yet, and we'll need all
of the help we can get to keep marijuana policy in the minds of
As the noise of the upcoming election gets louder, we need to be
more visible than ever. Please click here to make a $25 donation
Thanks for everything that you do, and I hope to hear from you soon!
P.S. - Can you help us out in the long run? If you can, please click
here to make a monthly donation to Sensible BC. If you are already
doing one, thank you so much.
For more information and
to donate to this cause, visit Sensible BC's website
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