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Another pot case up in smoke

Monday, March 31st, 2003

From CBC News, March 31st, 2003 DARTMOUTH, N.S. – A judge in Dartmouth, N.S., has thrown out a charge against a woman for possessing marijuana because there is no federal law in place covering the alleged crime.

Letter from Victoria’s Corporate Administrator to Hempology

Friday, March 28th, 2003

March 28, 2003 Dear Ms. Christofferson: Re: Business License Application for 826 Johnson Street Thank you for your letter dated March 27, 2003, outlining your decision to appeal the decision of Mr. Scoones to refuse are tail business license for 826 Johnson Street.

A Letter To the Mayor of Victoria

Saturday, March 22nd, 2003

Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 15:54:16 -0800 (PST) From: Wayne McLaren <> Subject: Cannabis Buyers’ Club To: Cc: Dear Mayor Lowe, I feel an injustice is being done in the recent arrests and confiscation of property at the Cannabis Buyers’ Club in Victoria.

Letter from Victoria City Council to Hempology

Friday, March 21st, 2003

March 21, 203Acct:1434 Dear Sirs/Madams: Subject: Business License application – 826 Johnson Street Your application for a retail business license at 826 Johnson Street has been refused persuant to section 8 of the Business License Bylaw. Section 8 provides, in part, as follows:

Marijuana advocates play it straight

Tuesday, March 18th, 2003

From the Times Colonist, March 18, 2003 By Richard Watts “Tune in, turn on and drop out” was the drug-culture slogan of the 1960s, but today’s marijuana advocates never talk about dropping out.

P.E.I. Judge frees man on pot possession

Saturday, March 15th, 2003

From CBC News, March 14th, 2003 SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – A judge in Prince Edward Island on Friday stayed charges of marijuana possession against a 19-year-old man, citing an Ontario ruling that said the charge of possession of marijuana is unconstitutional.


Saturday, March 15th, 2003

Victoria, BC: A long list of drug policy reformers should make this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Cannabis Convention the most successful ever. This free event is intended to provide students and the general public an opportunity to meet in person some of the most influential activists and educators in western Canada, including: Randy Caine - [...]

Memorandum from the Victoria Police

Tuesday, March 4th, 2003

This record is and information contained herein is the property of the Victoria Police Department. It is not to be reproduced, copied or further disseminated without the express prior consent of the Victoria Police Department. TO: Dan Scoones FROM: Cst.Doug Holmes DATE: March 4,2003 SUBJECT: Ted’s Books 826 Johnson St.