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Second-hand pot smoke a problem, Halifax nurses say

Thursday, December 18th, 2003

From CBC News, December 18th, 2003 HALIFAX– The smell of pot is not so sweet to some nurses working at a Halifax hospital.

Martin to roll his own pot bill

Thursday, December 18th, 2003

From the Globe And Mail, December 18th, 2003 By Jim Brown Ottawa Prime Minister Paul Martin says he’ll press ahead with legislation, first proposed under Jean Chrtien, to eliminate criminal penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana.

California Appeals Court Sets Aside Federal Marijuana Law

Thursday, December 18th, 2003

From Reuters News, December 17th, 2003 By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A federal appeals court allowed two very sick California women on Tuesday to use marijuana, setting aside longstanding federal drug laws that bar such cultivation even for medical purposes.

Ottawa stays pot charges in 4,000 cases

Tuesday, December 9th, 2003

At same time, rules changed to improve patients’ access to pot From The Globe And Mail, December 9th, 2003 By Kim Lunman Ottawa is making it a green Christmas for 4,000 people – it plans to stay thousands of charges of pot possession as a result of legal battles over medicinal marijuana.

Letter from the City Of Victoria

Friday, December 5th, 2003

To: Action Committee of People with Disabilities 926 View Street Victoria, BC, V8V 3L5 Attention: Mr. Steven Palmer, Advocate, and Ms. Joanne Neubauer, President Subject: Medical Marijuana

Another Successful Medical Marijuana Day

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003

By Ted Smith President, International Hempology 101 Society Another successful series of activities marked International Medical Marijuana Day this year, with a nice surprise thrown in by the police. A police officer actually approached the rally at the Ministry of Health to ask if there was any way he or the department could help! We [...]