Polls suggest a lot of Canadians, perhaps even a majority, support decriminalizing personal possession and use of marijuana.
If that's true, then why is a well-funded B.C. campaign make that a reality in the province reportedly running into trouble?
The Huffington Post reports Sensible BC, which is hoping to force a referendum to change B.C. government policy on pot enforcement, is having trouble signing up people to make the vote happen. The 90-day campaign kicked off Monday to get the 400,000 required signatures.
Campaign leader Dana Larsen said last week he has 1,300 canvassers ready to start collecting names, far short of the 5,000 he was hoping for, HuffPost said.
Perhaps just as significant, none of the prominent politicians who've advocated removing the criminal stigma from marijuana use have signed onto Sensible BC's campaign.
A number of B.C. politicians, including former premier UjjalRead More »from Sensible BC’s campaign to decriminalize pot may already be floundering