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Shocking! Willie Nelson Busted for Pot

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

by Josh Grossberg This just in: Willie Nelson likes his herb.The country outlaw is back on the road again after a pot-powered pit stop early Monday. Nelson and several bandmates received misdemeanor citations for marijuana possession after their tour bus was pulled over in St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. The bust came just two days after [...]

Support Called in For Large Grow-op

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

SUPPORT CALLED IN FOR LARGE GROW-OP Sometimes bigger is better, particularly when it enables one to draw on additional resources to help accomplish a goal. A recent outdoor grow-op involving 7,500 marijuana plants that were close to being ready to harvest was one such an example of the benefits of being part of the Upper [...]

Letter to Health Canada

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Tony Clements Minister for HEALTH CANADA   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.  If you are unaware of the correspondence between us, I am including in this package of information copies of our newsletter, Cannabis [...]

Letter to B.C.C.C.S.

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Friday June 29, 2006 Friday June 29, 2006 Rielle Capler and the B.C.C.C.S. Friday June 29, 2006Rielle Capler and the B.C.C.C.S.In an attempt to introduce and explain ourselves, we are sending you this letter and package of information about the CBC of C. We hope that this may help facilitate communication and cooperation between our [...]

Man, 44, Fets 4 Yrs in Prison for Marijuana Trafficking

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

   Steve Berry, The Province Published: Thursday, September 21, 2006 A man who ran a high-end Harrison Hot Springs restaurant has been sentenced to four years in prison for being the “organizational facilitator” in a multimillion-dollar marijuana trafficking scheme.   Daryl Desjardins, 44, was one of 46 people arrested in the U.S. and Canada last May [...]

Pot-Luck Dog Dinners a Hazard, Says Vet

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

CBC News Sept 12/06 A Vancouver veterinarian who runs a 24-hour emergency clinic says she treats a surprising number of dogs who have overdosed on marijuana or other illicit drugs. Dr. Suann Hosie says many of them have consumed large amounts of pot from their owners’ stashes. “They sometimes hallucinate. Certainly on marijuana, they have [...]

New Marijuana Seed Business Sets Up Shop

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

Sept 14/06CBC News A Vancouver man has launched a store-front business selling marijuana seeds over the counter and online to people across Canada and in Europe. Dana Larsen opened the Vancouver Seed Bank on East Hastings Street in May, and isn’t hiding the fact that he’s breaking the law. Larsen’s store is similar to the [...]

Ed Rosenthal: Faces Re Trial for Old Medical Marijuana Charges

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

by Ed Rosenthal (12 Sept, 2006) Ed Rosenthal needs help – the federal government is raising a dead issue to try and jail him again.The Feds are going after one of the well-respected names in Cannabis: Ed Rosenthal. In 2003, Ed was tried on several trumped up charges after legally providing starter plants to California [...]

Free Lecture Series begins at University of Victoria

Friday, September 8th, 2006

 INTERNATIONAL HEMPOLOGY 101 SOCIETY 826 JOHNSON ST., VICTORIA, B.C. 250-381-4220   For Immediate Release   Friday, Sept 8, 2006   Victoria, B.C.:  For the first time ever, a free lecture series is being offered at the University of Victoria by the UVSS Hempology 101 Club.  The class will start at 3:30 every Weds in Room [...]

18,000 grow ops suspected:BC Hydro

Friday, September 1st, 2006

Aug 31/06 Nearly 18,000 homes in B.C. — about the same number of residences as in all of West Vancouver — use suspiciously high amounts of electricity, often a telltale sign of a marijuana growing operation. Under provincial legislation introduced last spring, municipalities can request a list from BC Hydro of all addresses with abnormally [...]