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Ted sentenced to one day in jail.

Friday, October 14th, 2005

Judge says ridiculous sentence for a rediculous law. Stayed tuned for more tomorrow!

Jury finds pot activist guilty in possession case

Friday, October 14th, 2005

Marijuana activist Leon (Ted) Smith was convicted of possession for the purpose of trafficking Thursday, a victim, said Smith, of his own big mouth. The 11 women and one man on the B.C. Supreme Court jury were out less than three hours before returning to pronounce Smith guilty of possession of tetrahydrocannabinol (commonly called THC) [...]

Marijuana-like drug a feel-good experience for rats, scientists say

Friday, October 14th, 2005

SASKATOON A University of Saskatchewan team has shown a marijuana-like drug reduces the symptoms of anxiety and depression in rats.

Ted Smith convicted for cookie giveaway.

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

Ted was convicted today by a provincial court jury trial for posession for the purpose. Sentencing is for tomorrow in B.C. provincil court in Victoria at 2 P.M. Your support is always welcome and letters of support may be sent to Stayed tuned for updated info. J.

THC in cookies was minimal, court told

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

Analysis performed on cookies seized from marijuana activist Ted Smith indicates they contained too little active ingredients to have any effect, court heard Wednesday.

Police bring THC-laced cookies to trafficking trial of pot activist

Wednesday, October 12th, 2005

Chocolate chip cookies five years old and covered with mould were entered as evidence in the trial of Ted Smith, a marijuana activist. The cookies, 383 of them, were seized as evidence on Nov. 15, 2000, when police arrested Smith, a B.C. Supreme Court jury heard Tuesday. Smith, 36, is on trial facing [...]

Pot ‘Refugee’ On Way To U.S. After Hopes for Appeal Dashed

Monday, October 10th, 2005

Vancouver, B.C. — Moments after Steven Tuck regained consciousness Friday, Canadian border security officers slapped him in handcuffs and whisked him out of St. Paul’s Hospital emergency ward, catheter and all.

Rennee Boje gets a bit more time

Thursday, October 6th, 2005

Just wanted to let everyone know I was granted a 6 month extension with the Canadian Court of Appeals and my next date in court is March 27, 2006.

Pot advocate loses charter bid

Monday, October 3rd, 2005

Ted Smith, Victoria’s most-arrested champion of medical marijuana, lost a constitutional challenge Friday to the pot charge he is facing next in court.

Dead cops stop drug wars – a second look

Monday, October 3rd, 2005

Royal Canadian Mounted Police officier Lee Johnston September 28th, 2005: In light of the renewed discussion about the horrible events that unfolded in Mayerthorpe, Alberta, we thought it would be appropriate to bring this story back to the forefront.

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