Where are the priorities? Do we not have other issues that could use our attention- a health care system that is falling apart, a justice system with over 2 years waiting time, a government with a 9 billion dollar deficit to name a few. Why hit depressed farmers and further encourage foreign tobacco products? Where is the logic in this?
Hamilton: "There's never been before a more pressing or health-related need ...for government to actually help farmers protect the Canadian marketplace from foreign threat,' said Luc Martial, a consultant with the Tobacco Farmers In Crisis, a non-profit organization which represents Canadian tobacco farmers. "