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Benson-Pope rejects Legalise Cannabis Party offer

Written By: - Date published: 12:43 pm, June 12th, 2008 - 19 comments

Reported today in the ODT: Dunedin South MP David Benson-Pope will not be accepting an invitation to stand as the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party’s (ALCP) electorate candidate at the next election. “Their judgement has obviously been impaired by their recreational habits,” he said when contacted.

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