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URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v01/n1952/a06.html
Newshawk: puff_tuff
Pubdate: Wed, 21 Nov 2001
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Page: A12
Copyright: 2001, The Globe and Mail Company
Contact: letters@globeandmail.ca
Website: http://www.globeandmail.ca/
Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/168
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MAN SMOKES MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN DETENTION

OTTAWA -- Retired lawyer Rick Reimer believes he puffed his way to a pot-smoking landmark this weekend when jail guards allowed him to legally smoke marijuana in detention.

Mr.  Reimer was arrested at a G20 protest Saturday morning and spent about 17 hours in a courthouse cell.  He was allowed to keep four joints after he showed police a letter that gives him an exemption from drug laws.


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