Recent Articles

Recent Comments

Archive for May, 2002

Next Entries »

Victoria wants answers on medical pot access

Tuesday, May 14th, 2002

From the WEEKEND EDITION Friday, May 10, 2002 By Don Descoteau (Weekend Edition Staff) Victoria Mayor Alan Lowe wants to know how to get some medical marijuana. Lowe says he plans to contact Health Canada to inquire about the availability of medical marijuana. Speaking at a committee of the whole meeting in Victoria May 2, [...]

Come to the Victory Day 4:20

Monday, May 13th, 2002

Parliament Buildings, around the Queen’s Statue Monday, May 20th 4:20 P.M. Come out and celebrate Victoria Day with the usual suspects at the Victory Day 4:20!

Constitutional Challenge Delayed Indefinately

Monday, May 13th, 2002

Victoria, B.C.: One day before reappearing in front of the Senate Committee on Illegal Drugs, cannabis advocate Ted Smith has seen his constitutional challenge to the law delayed indefinitely. Originally scheduled for June 3, the much-anticipated Charter of Rights and Freedoms arguments will not be heard until the Supreme Court of Canada makes a decision [...]

McLellan confesses: “Our pot’s a bust”

Wednesday, May 8th, 2002

From the TIMES COLONIST Wednesday, May 8th, 2002 OTTAWA – Ooops! The official supply of federal pot is bad weed. So impure, in fact, that the first crop contains 185 different varieties of pot. Hardly the stuff a health minister would want to provide to a seriously ill patient to relieve their symptoms.

Police warn hikers about boobytrapped grow-ops

Monday, May 6th, 2002

Explosives found in regional, provincial parks, officials say From the TIMES COLONIST, Monday, May 6th, 2002 By LOUISE DICKSON Times Colonist Staff Marijuana growers are protecting their crops by setting boobytraps in public parks and Saanich police are warning hikers to be on their guard.

Researchers find new drugs carry unknown side effects

Friday, May 3rd, 2002

From the TIMES COLONIST Friday, May 3rd, 2002 By Lindsey Tanner (Associated Press) One in five new drugs has serious side effects that do not show up until well after the medicine has received government approval, according to a study that exposes what one researcher calls an alarming game of medical Russian roulette. The researchers [...]

Study proves liquor’s role in crime

Friday, May 3rd, 2002

From THE GLOBE AND MAIL Friday, May 3rd, 2002 Close the liquor stores. Ban those predinner cocktails. The federal government has proved it: It’s the drunks, not the druggies, who should really scare us. A new study confirming the link between substance abuse and crime has found that the real demon lurking behind the homicides [...]

Pot Smokers Gain Senate Backers

Friday, May 3rd, 2002

From THE GLOBE AND MAIL Friday, May 3rd, 2002 Scientific Evidence That Marijuana Leads to Use of Hard Drugs Lacking, Panel Says OTTAWA – Canadian pot smokers have found new political allies in the stodgy Senate. Some members of the chamber of sober second thought say there is no proof marijuana leads to the use [...]

Million Marijuana March: 2002/05/04, 4:20P.M., City Hall

Friday, May 3rd, 2002

Come out to the MILLION MARIJUANA MARCH tomorrow, May the 4th @ 4:20PM! We will be starting at Centennial Square (beside City Hall) at 4:20P.M., then from there we will be marching to the Parliament Buildings. Join over 160 cities worldwide in celebrating cannabis and thwarting prohibition!

3rd Annual Cannabis Convention: Dr. James Geiwitz

Friday, May 3rd, 2002

Pot TV has put up some more footage of the Third Annual Cannabis Convention online. You can check it out at:

Next Entries »