If you have a love for social justice get ready for a punch in the gut - People in Hamilton get arrested for medicating! As I write this in January, 2016 there are more people in jail in Canada for simple possession of cannabis than ever before in our history. Not only that, Hamilton Ontario is a per capita leader in simple possession arrests. Does that shock you?
This alone is a great reason to get legal
Pot possession charges increase 154 per cent in Hamilton since 2006
Hamilton's enforcement is one of the strictest in the country
By Samantha Craggs, CBC News Posted: Sep 30, 2015 5:46 AM ET Last Updated: Sep 30, 2015 12:06 PM ET