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Pot law non-existent in B.C., judge rules

Thursday, September 18th, 2003

Anonymous Coward writes “A B.C. judge has ruled the law prohibiting the possession of marijuana does not exist. Provincial court Judge Patrick Chen found the pot possession law went up in smoke three years ago when Ontario’s top appeal court found the law invalid. More info can be found here“

Lawyers line up to learn strategy in pot ruling

Wednesday, September 17th, 2003

From the Times Colonist, September 17th, 2003 By Emily Yearwood-Lee (Canadian Press) with files from Jeff Bell, Times Colonist staff. VANCOUVER – Phone calls are flooding the office of a B.C. lawyer who successfully argued his client couldnt’ be prosecuted because the law governing marijuana possession no longer exists.

Dutch plan to bar police from country’s drug cafes

Tuesday, September 9th, 2003

While drug cafes are tolerated by Dutch authorities, a cabinet minister wants to make them off-limits for police officers. From the Globe and Mail, September 9th, 2003 Being drunk on duty is one thing, but the Dutch government is concerned that too many of its police officers are getting stoned on and off duty and [...]

Liberating the Plants of Consciousness

Tuesday, September 9th, 2003

From MOMENTUM Magazine, August/September 2003 by GoaDave Since pre-history, humans have induced visonary mind states through the ritual use of entheogenic plants including peyote, psilocybin mushrooms, and psychotrie virdis(*1). These plants have been described as facilitating insight, lucidity and an opportunity to commune with an otherwise inaccessable intelligence. Notable ethno-botanists believe that these visionary plants [...]

International Hempology 101 Society Board Meeting Minutes

Monday, September 8th, 2003

September 8th, 2003 Agenda: Executive Legal Cases UVic / Camosun CBC Art Auction

8 Years of Cannabis

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2003

Hempology 101 Anniversary in Victoria Tonight! By Ted Smith Founder, International Hempology 101 Society It is sometimes hard for me to believe that I have coordinated weekly pot meetings for 8 full years now, but facts speak for themselves. We like to think of ourselves as the loudest, proudest bunch of potheads on the planet [...]

Camosun clips cannabis concert

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2003

From Monday Magazine, September 4th, 2003 Camosun College shut down a student club’s recent pro-cannabis concert on the Lansdowne campus, leading organizers to say the show was nipped because it was about bud.

Practical Compassion

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2003

From Cannabis Health Magazine, September/October 2003 As Ted Smith explains, the Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs of Canada is a not-for-profit organization with locations in Victoria and Parksville BC, and Halifax. The CBCC claims 1200 members and has been providing marijuana to people with incurable medical conditions since 1996. Ted, the founder of the CBCC, sees the [...]

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