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Thursday, March 30th, 2006

Can’t Measure Pot’s Effect: Judge OTTAWA — A man accused of toking and driving was found not guilty yesterday after a judge found there was no way to assess the effect that pot smoking might have had on the man.


Thursday, March 30th, 2006

The ‘Prince Of Pot’ Speaks At Concordia Appealing to Biblical scripture and citing the health benefits, Canada’s proclaimed Prince of Pot, Mark Emery, is taking on the system to legalize cannabis. But these days his pro-pot lectures are doubling up to garner support for his own personal plight–challenging extradition to the United States where he [...]


Thursday, March 30th, 2006

A bylaw to make landlords more accountable for properties used to grow marijuana has netted Delta more than $80,000 over the past two years. Out of 53 properties issued with non-compliance orders because they had marijuana grow-ops, 41 have met the requirements so they could be safely reoccupied.

Victoria mayor offers support to medical pot users

Monday, March 27th, 2006

Victoria’s mayor has thrown his support behind local medicinal pot users and called upon Health Canada to conduct an immediate review of how it provides medical marijuana to Canadians.

Dear Mr. Smith:

Monday, March 27th, 2006

President International Hempology 101 Society 826 Johnson Street Victoria BC V8W 1N3 Mr. Leon Smith This is in response to your letter dated January 4, 2006, wherein you specifically asked Health Canada to address three questions. The first question asked in your correspondence was: “Could you explain to us how amendments are made to the [...]

Wow! We could hardly believe this. About time.

Friday, March 24th, 2006

March 20, 2006 The Honourable Tony Clement Minister’s Office- Health Canada Brooke Claxton Building, Tunney’s Pasture Postal Locator: 0906C Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9 Dear Minister: On behalf of Victoria City Council, I am writing you regarding the issue of public access to cannabis for medicinal purposes. This issue most recently came to our attention when [...]

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Thursday, March 9th, 2006

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Monday, March 6th, 2006

ore than a year has gone by since Maple Ridge’s grow-op bylaw was passed, but so far only two drug raids can be traced directly to the new law. According to bylaws director Brock McDonald, out of 50 to 60 search warrants executed by police in 2005, one or two resulted from a tip from [...]

60 Minutes Prince of Pot Transcript

Monday, March 6th, 2006

Marc Emery on CBS (CBS) His name is Marc Emery and he is called the “Prince of Pot.” He claims to have sold more marijuana seeds than anyone in the world and, to date, no one has disputed that claim. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, where the culture is rather permissive concerning marijuana. The [...]

BC Court of Appeal: Pot Smell, Foreign Language Justify Search

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

The entry and search of a residence without a warrant is upheld and a precedent set The smell of marijuana coupled with a suspect speaking a foreign language can be sufficient grounds for police to enter a private home without a search warrant, the British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled.

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