Canada's marijuana activists unite against American-style drug laws - 420 vote mobs to be held in over 10 cities across Canada on April 20th
MONTREAL, April 19 /CNW Telbec/ - In response to Stephen Harpers' pledge to quickly pass "tough on crime" bills that would impose mandatory prison sentences for low-level drug offences, The cannabis community is uniting with it's "420 Vote Mobs" that will be held across Canada on April 20th, 2011.
NORML Canada does not want to see an American-style drug war in Canada.
"All you have to do is look at the disastrous experience in the U.S. with mandatory minimum sentences to know this is a dumb idea", says Marc-Boris St-Maurice, Executive Director of NORML Canada.
Events are being held in the following locations:
Toronto, ON: Yonge and Dundas
Ottawa, ON: Parliament Hill and Major's Hill Park
Niagara Falls, ON: Corner of hwy 420 and Victoria Ave.
Peterborough, ON: Victoria Park
Montreal, QC: Club Lambii, 4465 St. Laurent Blvd
Vancouver, BC: Art Gallery
Calgary, AB: Steven Harper's Constituency Office
Lethbridge, AB: Galt Gardens
Winnipeg, MB: Winnipeg Legislative Building
Halifax, NS: Halifax Public Library
St. John's, NL: Courthouse StepsFor further information: