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BC ready to experiment with pot reform; So how about raw milk?

From Allison Griner, in The Tyee:

420 celebration at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Photo Clayton Perry via The Tyee’s Photo Pool.

“In 2009, three gunshot-wound patients were wheeled into Wood’s emergency room at Vancouver General Hospital, all victims of gang violence. Wood had to ask himself: why? As he began to pore over research about organized crime, he discovered how central the marijuana trade was to funding gangs around British Columbia.

Stirred to arms, Wood and a coalition of academics and professionals founded Stop the Violence BC which has been lobbying for the taxation and regulation of the marijuana industry. Continue reading

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