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CN BC: Marijuana Party’s Marc Emery Faces Extradition

Monday, October 31st, 2005

VANCOUVER ( CUP ) — Sitting in his bookstore in Vancouver, Marc Emery looks like anything but his DEA title of “drug kingpin.” Despite the marijuana literature and drug-related artifacts that dot the walls of the space ( that also doubles as the B.C. Marijuana Party’s headquarters ), it feels more like a museum with [...]

Teens behind wheel drinking less, toking more

Friday, October 28th, 2005

Education campaigns aimed at drinking and driving may be reaching teens, but are less effective when it comes to drug-impaired driving.

Alberta Will Take Kids.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

The Klein government launched an offensive Thursday against illegal drug activity, announcing it will introduce legislation this spring to “rescue, defend and shelter” youth ensnared in drug-afflicted homes.


Sunday, October 23rd, 2005

He’s run for political office more times than a family of 10 runs a bath, and fans of Tim Felger will be pleased to hear he is not slowing down his efforts. In fact, rather than going for one position this municipal election, the pro-marijuana candidate is doubling his efforts by running for council in [...]

3rd annual Hempology Art Auction

Thursday, October 20th, 2005

The International Hempology 101 Society will hold a silent art auction on Tuesday, November 15 to assist the Cannabis Buyers Club of Canada with the legal costs of the club. The CBC of C is the oldest medical provider in Canada and has been operating for almost ten years; the club helps over 1600 people [...]

Homeless man asks judge for drugs back

Thursday, October 20th, 2005

A homeless man stood before a judge in provincial court Tuesday, requesting the two grams of marijuana seized from him be returned.

Grow Watch called a ‘spy network’ by civil liberties group

Monday, October 17th, 2005

Block Watch has no business busting illegal marijuana grow operations under the recently-announced Grow Watch program, says a Block Watch volunteer in Chilliwack.

Pot helped with chemo, singer says

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

NEW YORK (AP) Melissa Etheridge says she smoked medicinal marijuana to help with the side effects of chemotherapy during her treatment for breast cancer. The 44-year-old singer, who was diagnosed over a year ago, is now cancerfree.

Marijuana activist sentenced to one day in jail after conviction

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

Marijuana activist Ted Smith was sentenced to one day in jail Friday, the lowest allowable sentence on his particular drug conviction for cannabis cookies. Justice R. Dean Wilson handed Smith the one-day sentence, rejecting Crowns call for nine months to be served in the community.

Colourful defence fails for Interior pot grower

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

KAMLOOPS (CP) A man accused of growing marijuana had a colourful explanation for a growop found in a building in Ashcroft in 2004. Dana Lucin claimed he was hired to renovate the property in the southern Interior community by a Mr. Black, a Mr. Pink and a Mr. Blue and had no idea there [...]

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