"Montreal's mayor is vowing the city will do whatever it can to stop a Canadian chain of recreational marijuana shops that plan to sell cannabis across the city starting today. Mayor Denis Coderre sent a tweet out Wednesday morning saying there would be "zero tolerance" shown to those who don't respect current laws."But, but, but... Justin said we could.
COMPARE & CONTRAST: Mummy knows best
Margaret Trudeau, who suffers from bipolar disorder, spoke openly with reporters about her experience with depression and the effect of her long-term marijuana use. "Marijuana can trigger psychosis," said Trudeau. "Every time I was hospitalized it was preceded by heavy use of marijuana."Watch the doinks over at Rabble eat each other up over this one.
Trudeau was hospitalized three times for mental illness.
UPDATE: Dopers just wanna have fun
Pot enthusiasts lined up around the block in the cold temperatures right until closing time at several newly opened marijuana shops in Montreal Thursday. Police did not intervene.Way to go, Mayor Coderre.
Montreal police warned that they will intervene in the coming hours or days.
UPDATE2: Nobody actually listens to poor Denis
A long-time aide to Mayor Denis Coderre was fired on Thursday. The mayor's office issued a brief statement saying Jean-Francois Thibault was dismissed for what was called ‘unacceptable behaviour.’Yikers.
A video obtained by the TVA network Thursday appears to show Thibault smoking crystal meth.