Letters to the Editor
To The Editor, RE: Pot response a mixed bag
“I don't agree with legalization, and I'll say so firmly and passionately.”
This is what is getting you the vitriolic emails, Kyra. Your insistence, your determination to stick to your opinion in the face of all the new evidence makes you look like a closed-mined idiot. You might THINK it makes you look firm, a strong-willed...
To The Editor, RE: Grand Forks, Nelson - the pot lobby is all around us
“Those contentions are made meaningless, though, by the fact that THC is readily available in pill form by prescription.”
This myth – this outright lie – is one of the main blocks towards sensible drug policy in Canada.
1) Cesamet and Marinol have NO actual cannabis in them. They are synthetic...
RE: Grand Forks, Nelson - the pot lobby is all around us and Dueling Columnists agree -- on Prohibition!
While researching the legalization of cannabis Mr. Legget must have somehow missed the 2002 report by the Canadian Senate Special Committee on Illegal Drugs. Far from being the "pot lobby" the senate is our chamber of "sober second thought".
The senate report states "...
Regarding the Celgar/Castlegar debacle, I wonder that many people seem to be so clearly on one side or the other.
Does it not occur to anyone to question the City's reported refusal to engage in dialogue with Celgar over the past three years? If true, does that refusal not demonstrate a level of arrogance that matches, if not exceeds, Celgar's arrogance in refusing to...
Dear Premier Campbell:
On 24 July 2009 I submitted a letter to the Environmental Assessment Office, expressing concerns with the proposed Glacier Howser Private Hydroelectric Project. Attached please find a copy of this submission.
An overwhelming majority of people in our area are against this project as evidenced by over 1100 people who showed up to a Environmental Assessment...