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Police Arrest Another Holy Smoke Owner

Sunday, August 20th, 2006

 Fri. Aug 18/06 MARIJUANA CLAMPDOWN: Alan Middlemiss voluntarily disrobes during arrest; pot advocate says culture shop crew looking forward to day in court. Holy Smoke Culture Shop co-owner Alan Middlemiss was arrested at the Nelson City Police ( NCP ) Detachment Wednesday night, a month after business partner Paul DeFelice was busted and the store [...]

Canada’s Medical Marijuana Program:Up in Smoke?

Sunday, August 20th, 2006

  Many believe Canada’s medical marijuana program isn’t working. But the recent expiration of the government contract to Manitoba’s Prairie Plant Systems to supply medical marijuana may just give the program the shot in the arm it needs. Despite the fact the Canadian government has already spent more than $5.5-million on the program, fewer than [...]

Victoria Rotary Open to Medical Cannabis

Friday, August 18th, 2006

             Though I could hardly believe it myself, I made a medical cannabis presentation to the Victoria Harbourside Rotary Club on the morning of Weds Aug 16, 2006.  It was a very positive experience, without a single negative comment from the group of about 75.  In fact, many of the comments and [...]

Fortis,Hydro ready to target grow ops

Monday, August 14th, 2006

Authorities in the Okanagan are stream-lining a process for taking down residential marijuana grow operations while ostensibly investigating theft of electricity. Power companies such as FortisBC and BC Hydro have long been complainants in marijuana grow cases before the courts. Charges of theft of electricity under the Criminal Code of Canada often accompanies the drugs [...]


Thursday, August 10th, 2006

Cannabis Buyers’ Clubs of Canada Providing marijuana and cannabis-based products to people with permanent, physical disabilities and diseases since Jan 1996. BRITISH COLUMBIA: Victoria: (250) 381-4220 826 Johnson St. NOVA SCOTIA: Halifax: (902) 497-3941 How Can Cannabis Heal? Cannabis can help people suffering from many incurable physical disabilities and diseases. This list includes [...]

Mandate and Advertising Information

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

Advertising Information Ted Smith (250) 381- 4220 Our Websites: and Donations Gratefully Accepted Annual Subscription to printed version $10 Contact CANNABIS DIGEST at: (250) 381-4220 or Cannabis Digest is a quarterly publication of the International Hempology 101 Society, which provides current legal, medical, and political updates concerning the medicinal use, growth and [...]

Letter from Ted to Tony Clements, Minister for HEALTH CANADA

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

Dear Sir: Thank you for the last letter sent to the International  Hempology 101 Society by Beth Pieterson of Health Canada on Feb 24. 2006 ( see Cannabis Digest #9).  If you are unaware of the correspondence between us, i am including in this package of information copies of our newsletter, Cannabis Digest, in which [...]


Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

4th ANNUAL SILENT ART AUCTION WILL BE HELD INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL MARIJUANA DAY NOV 15,2006 We need donations of original pieces of an from local artist to raise funds for the legal and political campaigns of the International Hempology 101 Society and the Cannabis Buyers Clubs of Canada. In the past three years we have raised [...]

Updates, Warnings and Suggestions, by Gayle Quin

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

The International Hempology 101 Society recently held its Annual General Meeting with a very good turnout and a lot of enthusiasm for the coming year’s work. We’re very pleased to welcome Liam, Tim and Wanda as new members, and the return of Ted, Gayle, Anthony, Odin, Gord and Steve will make for an exciting year. [...]