Article by Patrick Maloney, The London Free Press
London police have laid drug-trafficking charges against two men, ages 88 and 60, who were found in possession of marijuana downtown.
The charges have enraged pot activists but drawn pushback from police, who say trafficking is never legal – even under the proposed pot-legalization efforts of the federal government.
Here are the thoughts of some Londoners on the arrests, and the implications.
Police bust 88-year-old Londoner for marijuana; citizens weigh in
London police have charged two men, ages 88 and 60, with marijuana trafficking (they had roughly the amount needed for 40 joints). Here’s what Londoners have to say about it: