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THC in Hemp Foods and Cosmetics: The Appropriate Risk Assessment

Sunday, January 27th, 2002

[Ed: Dr. Geiwitz was part of the Ad Hoc Committee on Hemp Risks, an impartial scientific organization commisioned by Health Canada to assess the risks of hemp-based food and cosmetic products. This paper is a cornucopia of knowledge just waiting to be soaked up by your brains about the effects of THC, other cannabanoids, and [...]

Marc Emery donates $1,000 to CBCoC

Saturday, January 26th, 2002

by SCOTT JOHNSTONE Well it seems despite their years of political differences, two of the world’s most outspoken marijuana advocates have reached at least one consensus: the current drug laws are poop. Even with Ted Smith’s past 5 years of criticism of Marc Emery’s political platforms and other schemes, they’ve managed to meet on the [...]

The Need For These Clubs (Part 2)

Friday, January 18th, 2002

by LEE MORRISON CBCoC Member During the recent holiday season, I personally dealt with three suicidal clients, several individuals battling their addictions to drugs and alcohol and many more clients dealing with depression. Often what was really needed was a sympathetic ear and knowing that someone cared whether he or she lived or died.

Jobs of the New Millenium

Thursday, January 17th, 2002

From MONDAY MAGAZINE, January 17th 2002. by Anh Hoang Name: Ted Smith Occupation: Medical marijuana seller-advocate Employed by: The Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs (CBC) of Canada, where he serves as the coordinator. The head office is located at the back of Ted’s Books, 826 Johnson Street. Started six years ago, it is the oldest such club [...]

Marijuana advocate wants seized pot passed around

Tuesday, January 15th, 2002

From the TIMES COLONIST, January 15th, 2002 By Louise Dickson, Times Colonist Staff Marijuana advocate Ted Smith wants Health Canada to give marijuana seized at his store to people who need it for medical purposes, but Victoria police are balking. Smith, co-ordinator of the Cannabis Buyers Clubs of Canada, appealed to the government Monday not [...]

Court Rules Idaho Motorists May Drive While Stoned

Tuesday, January 15th, 2002

From Fox News Online, January 15th, 2002. Full Story:,2933,43020,00.html “a federal appeals court on Monday ruled that, in the Gem State, you can drive high as long as you drive straight – even though you’re not exactly following the straight and narrow. The three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of [...]

Change of Government Officials

Tuesday, January 15th, 2002

There has been an important change in the Federal Government that concerns all users of Cannabis in Canada, whether for medical, recreational, spiritual, or other purposes: The New Minister Of Health: Anne McClelland (moved from Justice) The New Minister of Justice: Martin Cauchon (moved from Revenue)

Marijuana advocate urges police to donate pot seized from him to Ottawa

Monday, January 14th, 2002

by DIRK MEISSNER, The Canadian Press January 14th, 2002 VICTORIA (CP) – A book store owner who openly sells marijuana for medicinal purposes says the large stash police seized from his business should be donated to Health Canada’s underground marijuana mine in Flin Flon, Man. There’s no sense wasting the three kilograms of high-grade B.C. [...]

Senate Committee Meetings on Illegal Drugs

Saturday, January 12th, 2002

me to writes, “Hey, CPAC the TV station and are airing the special committee meetings on illegal drugs. Check the CPAC website for listings.”

Pot busts waste tax dollars

Saturday, January 12th, 2002

By CHUCK BEYER The recent Auditor General’s report on prohibition criticized the federal government for a lack of accountability. It confirmed that the government spends $500 million a year on its prohibition strategy, with two-thirds of all drug charges being for pot.

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