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Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), the nation’s leading campus-based drug reform organization, held its annual conference last weekend in the shadow of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. More than 300 students from 70 campuses in the US and Canada heard from movement luminaries, studied the nuts and bolts of campus organizing, took care [...]
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (Reuters) — A plan to roll and smoke the world’s largest joint was cancelled at short notice in Amsterdam when the organizers realized they could be breaking the law. “We have now read the small print and realize there could be problems,” Thijs Verheij, one of the organizers, was quoted as saying by [...]
By KATHLEEN HARRIS, OTTAWA BUREAU OTTAWA — The Conservative government is beefing up penalties for drunk drivers who kill or maim and cracking down on motorists who smoke weed before getting behind the wheel. Critics said the proposed blood or urine tests that will be used to nab drug-impaired drivers are too intrusive and won’t [...]
Carly Weeks, CanWest News Service Published: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 OTTAWA – Regular medical marijuana users are being unfairly targeted by the Conservative government’s new drug-driving legislation, which will increase penalties and make it easier for police to crack down on people who do drugs before getting behind the wheel, a national advocacy group warned [...]
Recent court ruling on pot prevents judges from ordering jurors to uphold the law. The Supreme Court of Canada ordered a new trial for well-known med-pot activist Grant Krieger last month. Krieger, who has multiple sclerosis, was growing and distributing marijuana solely for medical purposes.
TORONTO, Nov. 14 /CNW/ – Cannasat Therapeutics Inc. (CTH: TSXV) and IntelGenx Corp. today announced a long-term collaborative agreement to co-develop novel cannabinoid-based products through a combination of Cannasat’s and IntelGenx’s proprietary drug delivery technologies. The collaboration will focus on the development and production of new formulations of cannabinoid pharmaceutical products, starting with Cannasat’s [...]
GW [Pharmaceuticals] claims that people who use this inhaler titrate to the point that they feel relief from their symptoms—which is MS pain or spasticity—don’t get intoxicated. What do you think about that? LG: Well, if you can get relief from the spasticity without getting a high, then you could do the same with the [...]
Friday, November 17, 2006 ROBERT MATAS The Globe and MailVANCOUVER — A blue-ribbon advisory group to British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell has offered the government two choices for dealing with crime and illegal drugs: Consider lobbying for legalization or go for an all-out war on drugs. More…VANCOUVER — A blue-ribbon advisory group to British Columbia [...]
For the week of Nov 22 the Hempolgy101 Lecture Series has moved to Club Vertigo, 3:30-4:00. Classes will resume next week at the Elliot Buiding Room o61.
Editers Note: The following letter describes Dr. Grinspoons reasons for leaving. We would like to wish Hilary and the good Dr. the very best in future jouneys.« Previous Entries