Tragically the two founders of the “Church of the Universe”, have both recently passed away. I say tragically, because Rev. Tucker and Brother Michael never got to see the day they had long fought for. They were quite the colourful characters as you will read in the links above. Their church considered Pot smoking a sacrament. While Brother Michael, their High Priest of Pot, aspired to political office, he was always considered a fringe candidate, and never was elected. (By the Rev. Tucker might be the only person who has lived in the both the hometowns of Klasie Kraalogies and me!)
But there arose in the Great White North, a new fearless leader, Justin Trudeau. One who would aspire to, and attain, the office of Prime Minister, and who believed that the simple possession of a joint, should not result in one being put in the joint. So Canada crowned a new “Dope Pope”, and as of last Wednesday, Canada became only the 2nd country in the world to legalise Marijuana consumption country wide.
(Image courtesy of my favourite editorial cartoonist, Graeme MacKay)
A person recognized world wide as a saint, felt the need to comment.
Of course, in Canada, Trump got the blame.
While certain Police forces have just asked that their officers arrive fit for duty, the RCMP have in effect banned the use among all their members. Dario Castillejos believes they are evidently afraid of this:
In my Province of Ontario, the only way you will be able to legally buy it for the next six months, is online, and delivered by Canada Post. Which led my postal worker friend to update his Facebook profile picture with this:
Where will this all end? Some couldn’t help but notice that this could be a boon to tourism, as much as $2 Billion dollars worth according to Bloomberg news.
Perhaps a few subtle tweaks in the Canadian flag might help to this end.
As for me?
As usual your thoughts and comments are… far out man, far out.