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Jack Layton, the leader of the federal New Democrats, whom many of you may remember as the man who sat in Marc Emery's house and referred to marijuana as "a wonderful substance" that ought to be legalized, today said his party is not in favour of legalization (on CKNW radio, 9:05-9:30, Bill Good show).

Could marijuana be the answer to the economic misery facing California? Democratic state assemblyman Tom Ammiano thinks so. Ammiano introduced legislation last month that would legalize pot and allow the state to regulate and tax its sale — a move that could mean billions of dollars for the cash-strapped state.