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Wednesday, June 8th, 2005

A wave of fear rippled through San Francisco’s medical marijuana community Monday as some activists, doctors and politicians said they feared the U.S. Supreme Court ruling might open the door to a new round of federal raids on The City’s pot clubs, push them further underground and stymie an attempt to regulate them.

Legalizing pot could prove educational

Wednesday, June 8th, 2005

VANCOUVER Canada should legalize marijuana so that people trying to prevent drug abuse can talk to teens about it realistically, the way they do with alcohol and cigarettes.

U.S. court rules against medicinal pot use

Tuesday, June 7th, 2005

WASHINGTON Americans who smoke marijuana for medical purposes even with a prescription from their doctors will risk federal prosecution following a ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Application made to have seized pot returned

Thursday, June 2nd, 2005

Thursday, May 12, 2005 By John Christianson TRURO An advocate of medicinal marijuana wants a package of dope seized in a drug investigation returned before its best before date expires. John Thomas Cook, 40, of 750 Old Sambro Rd., Halifax made an application for the return of the seized marijuana. And if its no [...]


Thursday, June 2nd, 2005

Another wrench is about to be thrown into Chilliwack’s ongoing pot problem. Chilliwack RCMP have partnered with BC Hydro and the city’s bylaw and fire departments to implement Grow Watch, an innovative new program which organizers hope will deter potential marijuana growers while weeding out existing operations.

Schapelle Corby has received a 20-year jail term

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005

after being found guilty of importing marijuana, 4.1 kg- sparking fury among her family in court. Corby had earlier begun weeping and rocking back-and- forth on her chair after learning that the judges have found the charges against her as proven – one step below guilt under Indonesian law – before Chief Judge Linton Sirait [...]


Wednesday, June 1st, 2005

A Trail man is one step closer to having his case of alleged discrimination heard by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal. “This is very positive,” said Dennis Lillico from his East Trail home. “This isn’t just about me anymore. The B.C. Compassion Club has over 1,000 very sick people who are trying to get federal [...]


Wednesday, June 1st, 2005

Controversial marijuana crusader Grant Krieger has won the right to appeal a trafficking conviction to the Supreme Court of Canada. Krieger, who suffers from multiple sclerosis and uses marijuana to ease his symptoms, is waiting to learn when his case will be heard and expects it will be sometime next year. The 50-year-old Calgarian is [...]

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