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From the Toronto Star, August 31, 2002 By Tracey Tyler Will Anne McLellan opt for sprayed instead of smoked? The federal health minister told doctors recently she is uncomfortable with the idea of Canadians smoking marijuana to relieve pain. But England is offering an alternative.
From the Edmonton Sun, August 31, 2002 By Shane Holladay Butt out those joints – a U.S. researcher is close to rolling out an alternative for medical marijuana exemptees that may put an end to their need for weed.
From the Globe and Mail, August 31, 2002 Vancouver — An American prospective pot refugee has won the right to smoke medicinal marijuana in Canada. “I’m thrilled. This is all I’ve ever wanted,” said Steve Kubby yesterday, after receiving two Health Canada cards by courier giving him the legal right to grow and possess marijuana [...]
The Sunshine Coast Compassion Club, located in Gibsons, British Columbia, was raided by RCMP on August 23. Before opening over a year ago, Kirkman atended local community policing meetings, informing RCMP and community leaders of her plans for a local Compassion Club. At those meetings, RCMP Staff Sergeant Ed Hill told Kirkman that police would [...]
From the Las Vegas Sun, August 28, 2002 By Ed Koch The wording for the November ballot question that would make possession of small amounts of marijuana legal in Nevada has been released by the secretary of state’s office.
From Cannabis Culture Online, August 24, 2002 By Dana Larsen Founder Lisa Kirkman and her baby held by police for 2 hours. On Friday, August 23 at about 4pm, the Sunshine Coast Compassion Club was raided by Gibsons RCMP officers.
From the Winnipeg Free Press, August 26, 2002 By Kevin Rollason New Grow Options ‘Tip Of Iceberg’ With the future of the federal medicinal marijuana program potentially in doubt, the company chosen to grow the crop underground in a Flin Flon mine shaft is exploring what other crops it could produce there.
From the Chilliwack PRogress, August 24, 2002 By Robert Freeman A medical marijuana court case was adjourned for a third time this week by a B.C. Supreme Court Justice in Chilliwack. Justice Brian Joyce also denied a request for an interim court order to allow Steve Kubby to possess marijuana for medical purposes.
A letter to the Globe And Mail Published August 26, 2002 By Elizabeth Woods (Victoria) Re Marijuana Drawback (letter, Aug. 24): Regardless of how harmful marijuana (or other recreational drugs) may be to the user, criminal sanctions are appropriate only when harm to another is involved. No one suggests “decriminalizing” murder, for example, because that [...]
From the Globe and Mail, August 26, 2002 By Marni Jackson Let’s get moving on medical research into marijuana – by letting sufferers make use of it while we study its effects, sways author MARNI JACKSON Last week, the same day that Health Minister Anne McLellan suggested shelving medical marijuana, I was at the World [...]« Previous Entries