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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks with the media following party caucus meetings on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau speaks with the media following party caucus meetings on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Tory attack on Trudeau's pot use escalates: Inside the political strategy

Stephen Harper’s Conservatives want to talk pot. Specifically, they want to talk about Justin Trudeau’s admission that he smoked marijuana with friends a few years ago, while an MP, and the Liberal Leader’s support for legalization.

In radio ads, at news conferences, and during discussions with reporters in the halls of Parliament, Conservatives are fixated on Mr. Trudeau’s willingness to take the drug off the list of substances banned in Canada.