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Canada’s NDP leader on Pot-TV

Thursday, October 30th, 2003

Jack Layton says that the NDP backs legal sale and cultivation of cannabis. From Cannabis Culture Online, October 29th, 2003 By Dana Larsen Jack Layton, leader of Canada’s federal New Democratic Party, spoke to Marc Emery about his strong support for legal marijuana in an October 26 interview on Pot-TV.

Teen pot use at 25-year high

Thursday, October 30th, 2003

From CBC News, October 29th, 2003 OTTAWA– A Health Canada survey suggests teens are increasingly more likely to smoke marijuana than tobacco cigarettes.

Cannabis Reviews: Train Wreck

Thursday, October 23rd, 2003

By Dr. Jay R. Cavanaugh, PhD American Alliance for Medical Cannabis I do know a bit about Trian Wreck which has been in California for some 20 years. I’ve met at least three people who claim to have developed the initial strain. Who knows.

Silent Auction

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2003

From the Victoria News, October 22, 2003 A total of 16 different artists have contributed wide-ranging work for a silent auction to raise funds for the International Hempology 101 Society. The art, which includes photographs, pottery, sculptures, paintings and paper maché is on display at 826 Johnson St., in a building which has a sign [...]

Humour is Good Medicine, Too!

Monday, October 20th, 2003

By Ted Smith President, International Hempology 101 Society Victoria, BC: After months of anticipation, the world can finally see the video recording of my coming out of the closet. But seriously folks, afte years of intense activism and unique life experiences, the urge to be a comedian can no longer be contained. So here it [...]

Cannabis Digest Coming Soon

Friday, October 10th, 2003

By Ted Smith President, International Hempology 101 Society Victoria, B.C.: A free, quarterly newsletter will once again be published by the International Hempology 101 Society. CANNABIS DIGEST will feature legal updates, medical information, commentary, stories and current activities of the society and the Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs of Canada.

Synopsis of Ontario Court of Appeal Ruling

Friday, October 10th, 2003

C.O.A. FILE NOS: C39532; C39738; C39740 Synopsis of Hitzig et al. v. Her Majesty the Queen; Parker v. Her Majesty the Queen; and Paquette and Turmel v. Her Majesty the Queen The federal government has recognized since 1999 that the possession and use or marihuana for medical purposes by individuals who can demonstrate medical need [...]

Smoking out Ottawa’s stance on marijuana

Friday, October 10th, 2003

From the Globe and Mail, October 10th, 2003 By Colby Cosh, Edmonton As a Western “right-winger” (that’s a verbal shoe I wear willingly, even though it pinches), I know I’m supposed to feel unfomfortable at the sight of judicial fidgeting with our laws. But sometimes, when judges give legislators a particularly well-merited tounge-lashing, I just [...]

U.S. drug czar says Canadians ashamed of PM

Friday, October 10th, 2003

From the Globe and Mail, October 10th, 2003 By Sheldon Alberts and Janice Tibbetts “A Joint In Other Hand” – Joking about trying marijuana not funny, John Walters says WASHINGTON · The White House’s drug czar lashed out yesterday at Jean Chréien for relaxing marijuana laws and said Canadians are “ashamed” at the Prime Minister’s [...]

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Thursday, October 9th, 2003

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