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Hempology Board Meeting Minutes – July 15th, 2003

Tuesday, July 15th, 2003

In attendance: Wallbran Steve Todd Horn Richard Whitwell Jim Davy Ted Smith Christian Bell Colby Budda Odin Lake

Canada’s changing pot rules becoming lost in the haze

Saturday, July 12th, 2003

From the Times Colonist, July 12th, 2003 By Jack Knox Why is Ottawa spending millions to grow dope at the bottom of a Manitoba mine shaft when it’s paying Vancouver Island Mounties to rip up and burn tonnes of the same product? What happens to medical marijuana clubs now that Cheech and Chong have moved [...]

Medical pot offer horrifies MD

Thursday, July 10th, 2003

BCMA head decries federal marijuana shipments to doctors From the Times Colonist, July 10, 2003 by Pamela Fayerman and Mark Kennedy (CanWest News Service) The federal government will imeddiately begin to ship medical marijuana to physicians who prescribe pot tot heir patients – a move the head of the BC Medical Association calls “horrifying and [...]

Fingerprinting technology could identify marijuana

Thursday, July 10th, 2003

New tool would track movement of pot destined for illicit markets, scientists say. From the Globe and Mail, July 10th, 2003 By Stephen Strauss DNA fingerprinting technology might soon lay to rest any fears that Canada’s newly approved medical marijuana could easily be funnelled into illegal street sales.

Patients seek relief on price of medical pot

Thursday, July 10th, 2003

From the Globe and Mail, July 10th, 2003 By Brian Laghi, Ottawa Last September, Russell Barth sent a friend out with $300 to buy him a bag of marijuana that he hoped would help alleviate the pain he suffers from fibromyalgia.

Marijuana research a pricey no-show

Wednesday, July 9th, 2003

$10-million later, no studies have been done From the Times Colonist, July 9, 2003 By Dennis Bueckert (The Canadian Press) OTTAWA – Four years after former health minister Allan Rock announced a major effort to assess the medical benefits of marijuana, nto a single study has been completed and the whole research program is clouded [...]

Killer grow-op solution raises eyebrows

Tuesday, July 8th, 2003

From the Times Colonist, July 8, 2003 By Bill Cleverly and The Canadian Press A B.C. entrepreneur says he has found a seedy way to kill marijuana grow operations – protecting landlords from hundreds of thousands of dollars in potential damange repairs.