Archive for January, 2004
By Ted Smith President, International Hempology 101 Society Victoria, B.C.: This past weekend marked the 8th anniversary of the Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs of Canada, the oldest public medical buyers’ club in the country.
From the Times Colonist, Januay 19th, 2004 By J. McRee Elrod (Victoria) Thank you for Jody Paterson’s short and effective call (Jan. 14) for making cannabis legal, pointing out that it is less lethal than either of the legal drugs nicotine or alcohol.
From the Times Colonist, January 14th, 2004 By Jody Paterson <email@example.com> I can’t imagine how much money has been spent in 100 years of trying to rid the country of marijuana. But however many mega-billions it adds up to, I’m going to go out on a limb here and suggest that it’s all been for [...]
From the Times Colonist, January 11th, 2003 Why not take the fun out of trafficking By Patricia Gatenby, Port Alberni Years ago it was rum-running, and a still hidden out on the back 40. Today it is marijuana fields, grow-ops in empty houses, biker gangs and millions of lost dollars.
By Ted Smith President, International Hempology 101 Society Victoria, B.C.: In one month the constitutional hearing of Leon “Ted” Smith, president of the International Hempology 101 Society and founder of the Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs of Canada, will begin after a three year wait for the Supreme Court of Canada.
By Ted Smith President, International Hempology 101 Society After struggling in a new location, the Coombs / Parksville branch of the Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs of Canada has permanently closed, though a new group is already trying to replace it. While the area is renowned for a tolerant attitude, moving close to a school proved fatal [...]
The Supreme Court erred when a 6-3 majority upheld Canada’s cannabis laws. From The Vancouver Sun, January 6th, 2004 By Stan Persky The message most quoted by the media from last month’s Supreme Court of Canada decision upholding the country’s marijuana laws is that “there is no free-standing constitutional right to smoke ‘pot’ for recreational [...]