Judge Rules against Marijuana Sacrament

A judge in Toronto has ruled against a church’s bid to use marijuana as a religious sacrament. Church members had argued that the prohibition against marijuana use impinged on their religious freedom, but prosecutors argued that allowing one church to use the substance would be a dangerous step closer toward legalization of marijuana. At the heart of the issue is the question whether a drug which is reasonably harmless, but which has spiritual significance, should be banned from church use.

Justice Thea Herman arrived at her decision after two members of the

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