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Saturday, November 8th, 2003

by Ted Smith Court Decisions in Canada have challenged the prohibition of Cannabis since Terry Parker, a Toronto man with severe epilepsy, began arguing his case in 1986. Since that time numerous judges have attempted to protect sick and disabled citizens from the law and force Health Canada to regulate a supply of cannabis to [...]

Medical Cannabis Campaign Continues

Saturday, November 8th, 2003

by Gayle Quin We would like lo make a group submission to Health Canada for a medical license—an Authorization to Possess (ATP)— to possess medical marijuana. We want to have dozens, if not hundreds, of applications together in the spring. A desk will be set up at the CBoC headquarters to help members fill out [...]

ADVOCATE’S CORNER by Steve Palmer – A.C.P.D.

Saturday, November 8th, 2003

For people with disability, life presents substantial challenges, challenges that result not from the disability…. but from the accompanying marginalization, discrimination, disregard and neglect of the appalling social economic conditions we are now faced with in British Columbia. Traditional approaches to disability have depicted it as a health and welfare issue, to be addressed through [...]

Getting Higher

Friday, November 7th, 2003

As more teens turn to pot the debate simmers on: is smoking up harmful? From the Times Colonist, November 7th, 2003 By Katherine Dedyna A group of mid-teens huddle in the bushes near a middle-class Greater Victoria high school. Classes are over on this cold autumn day and it’s time to really chill – by [...]

Cannabis proven to help MS sufferers

Friday, November 7th, 2003

From the Times Colonist, November 7th, 2003 TORONTO (CP) – The first large clinical trial looking at whether marijuana actually has a medicinal effect for people with multiple sclerosis has found there is probably a clinical benefit from taking the drug.

Cannabis Digest

Saturday, November 1st, 2003

The Cannabis Digest is a quarterly medical cannabis journal published by The International Hempology 101 Society, which provides current legal, medical and political updates concerning the use, growth and supply of cannabis to those in need of medical cannabis. Cannabis Digest focuses on the members and supporters of the Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs of Canada (CBCoC). [...]

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