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Dealing With Weed.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2004

By David Momphard STAFF REPORTER Taipei Times Jul 25, 2004. While authorities say it’s not as popular as amphetamines, ecstasy or even heroin, marijuana is finding its share of users among Taiwanese and even spawning a cottage industry.

Bush To Go After Strong Pot.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2004

By Taipei Times Online Staff July, 26, 2004. New super-strength marijuana readily available on US streets is prompting the White House to change direction in its war against drugs.

Drug Use Growing Among Young Despite Crackdown.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2004

AFP , BANGKOK July 27, 2004. More young Thais are using drugs than during the government’s controversial “war” on the illegal trade that left more than 2,000 people dead, according to a survey yesterday.

Marijuana Party Candidate Evicted For Pot-Laced Cookies.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2004

18 Jun 2004 by CBC News Online Staff. A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled an East Vancouver landlord was entitled to evict a Marijuana Party candidate from his campaign office. But candidate Marc Boyer says he’s not doing anything wrong, and was evicted because of his “political” beliefs.

Legalize, Tax Pot: Vancouver Mayor.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2004

Canadian Press May 13, 2004 Vancouver Mayor Larry Campbell says marijuana sales should be taxed and the revenue used to fund treatment for the effects of more serious drugs.

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Monday, August 9th, 2004

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We’re Not U.S.’s Biggest Bud Pusher: RCMP

Sunday, August 8th, 2004

By Jim Bronskill Canadian Press July 19, 2004. Canada’s budding reputation as America’s pot pusher is getting a shakedown from some new figures that tell a different tale. Far from being the major exporter of marijuana to the United States as many might think, Canada accounts for only a small fraction of the American supply, [...]

Tighter Border Pushes Pot Prices Down in Province.

Friday, August 6th, 2004

By Ethan Baron the Province Staff Reporter. Marijuana prices are plummeting in BC as post- 9/11 border security is making it harder for smugglers to move BC bud to the US. The pot glut has cut the price of high-grade weed from $2,500 a pound to $2,000, and lower-grade marijuana from $1,500 to $1,200, said [...]

Drug laws make the body a battleground

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2004

From the TORONTO STAR, August 1st, 2004 By Alan Young Human touch can be healing, consoling and arousing. It can also be sickening when it is unwanted. In fact, touching another without consent is a crime. Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada grappled with the issue of when Officer Friendly is authorized to touch [...]

Canada Post Won’t Deliver Medicinal Pot.

Monday, August 2nd, 2004

by CBC News Online staff June 4, 2004. Canada Post is refusing to deliver marijuana to a man who is legally allowed to smoke it. Michel Aub has a Health Canada licence that gives him the right to use marijuana for health reasons.

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