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Taxpayer To Foot £1m Bill for £1 Cannabis Users

Sunday, June 30th, 2002

From The Independent, June 30th, 2002 By Robert Mendick When cannabis campaigners set out to get themselves arrested they wanted to highlight what they consider to be the ludicrous and draconian nature of Britain’s drugs laws.

Numerous cities are daring to drop DARE

Friday, June 28th, 2002

From DRCnet, issues 240, 241 (June 2002) Fort Worth, TX, Police Chief Ralph Mendoza has eliminated funding for Cowtown’s Drug Abuse Resistance and Education (DARE) program. DARE is widely used in elementary school drug prevention curricula despite repeated studies that have found the program has little or no impact on future drug use by participants. [...]

Prohibition Doesn’t Work!

Friday, June 28th, 2002

By Ted Smith Founder, Victoria’s Hempology 101 Society May 5th, 2002 [Published in Victoria's Times Colonist: June 27, 2002] Canadian Senators are now echoing what the general public has known for years: Cannabis is not as harmful as the prohibition laws. Recently published research is also bringing cannabis advocates and scientists together to agree this [...]

Lee’s Address to City Council

Friday, June 28th, 2002

by LEE MORRISON Director, Victoria’s Hempology 101 Society. Honourable Mr. Lowe + Councillors, I am here on behalf of the people of Victoria who require cannabis to survive. I suffer from Atypical Connective Tissue Disorder, Rheumatoid and Osteo Arthritis as well as a disintegration of the spine and severe migranes. The pain is intense to [...]

Cannabis Buyers’ Club needs your help!

Tuesday, June 25th, 2002

The last time the Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs of Canada was busted (Friday June 21st, 2002), the police not only took $3,000 in cannabis, but they also took the computer which housed our website and email. If you have an extra computer you can donate to the cause (or even just some parts of one), please [...]

Victoria compassion club under attack

Tuesday, June 25th, 2002

From Cannabis Culture Magazine, Issue #38 (August 2002) By Reverend Damuzi [There is one inaccuracy to be noted in this article: In april, the thieves showed up before the police did. The police were in fact responding to a 911 call that a neighbour made when he observed the CBCoC being broken into.] Founder Ted [...]

Join us at the Thursday night City Council meeting

Tuesday, June 25th, 2002

By Ted Smith Founder, Victoria’s Hempology 101 Society Victoria, BC: Another raid by police at the headquarters of the Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs of Canada has prompted supporters to once again address Victoria City Council. After earlier raids this year, council passed a unaminous motion on April 18th supporting the use of cannabis as medicine. Despite [...]

Medical Cannabis Club Busted Again

Sunday, June 23rd, 2002

By Ted Smith Head Consultant, Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs of Canada Victoria, BC – Another raid by police Friday afternoon at 5pm at the headquarters of the Cannabis Buyers Clubs of Canada has left many shocked and frustrated. On one hand, the Victoria City Council has unaminously endorsed the medicinal use of cannabis. On the other [...]

Police officers guilty of trashing apartment

Sunday, June 23rd, 2002

From the TIMES COLONIST June 23rd, 2002 VANCOUVER – Two Vancouver police officers have been found guilty of discreditable conduct for trashing an apartment during a drug raid.

Higher Immorality?

Thursday, June 20th, 2002

For Some Religious Groups, Drug Laws Do More Harm Than Drugs Themselves From By Dean Schabner For Jennifer Wallace, the revelation came four years ago, after she found out that a friend of hers who she knew came from a devout Christian family smoked marijuana, and she became worried about the young woman.

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