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Tax Man Puts Grab on Grower: 6 Months in Jail

Friday, January 12th, 2007

Friday, January 12, 2007 Tax man puts grab on pot grower Profits from grow op not reported, so man jailed for 6 months By SEAN McKIBBON, Ottawa Sun An Ottawa man who tax investors say was involved in a marijuana grow operation has been sentenced to six months in jail for not reporting the grow-op [...]

NDP Convention Guide Refuses eNDProhibition Ad

Friday, January 12th, 2007

eNDProhibition, which is made up exclusively of paid, official members of Canada’s New Democratic Party, has its advertisement refused at the last minute by Ontario NDP Secretary I was just informed that the End Prohibition ad is being pulled from the Ontario NDP Convention Guide. I submitted the ad on December 22, which was their [...]

Holy Smoke Back in Court

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

MARIJUANA: Accused One Step Closer to Having Case Heard and Hope It Will Be Precedent Setting Owners and associates of the Holy Smoke Culture Shop will likely be tried together on various charges of possession and trafficking of marijuana, psilocybin, and hashish. Donald Skogstad, the lawyer for the four men involved – Holy Smoke co-owners [...]

Fuzz Cooling To War on Drugs

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

Barry Cooper’s new dvd, never get Busted Again, which went on sale over the Internet late last month, probably won’t sell very well outside the United States, because in most other countries the possession of marijuana for personal use is treated as a misdemeanour or simply ignored by the police. But it will sell very [...]

Mandate and Advertising Information

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

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 [...]

Pot-Growing Woman Reports to Prison

Monday, January 8th, 2007

Amid a shower of tossed daisies, a flurry of hugs and lots of tears, a 60-year-old woman who was investigated by San Francisco police for growing medical marijuana in 2002 turned herself in to federal marshals this week. Stephanie Landa must begin serving her 41-month federal prison sentence while waiting for her latest appeal to [...]

Cannabis Activist Speaks Out On Raid And Booze

Monday, January 8th, 2007

Local marijuana activist Mik Mann is worried a recent police raid of a Coombs compassion club means bad news for those who legally grow and consume the herb. Mann has a licence to grow marijuana for his own personal use for six years now. However, he says that since the Federal Conservatives took over in [...]

CBC of C Poppy Pot

Thursday, January 4th, 2007

The CBC of C is introducing another alternative product: medicinal rice crispy bars! They are not only delicious, but made with a cold infused process, with bud stalk soaked in extra virgin olive oil for 1 month. It has never been heated in the extraction process and so seems to have an exceptional clarity of [...]

Compassion Club Raided,Names Taken

Monday, January 1st, 2007

  Coombs-Area Club Founder Russell Arrested, Charged With Trafficking In Marijuana The Mid-Island Compassion Club has been busted. Mark Russell, the founder of the Coombs chapter of the Cannabis Buyers Club of Canada, who supplies marijuana to sick people who use it for pain relief, was raided by members of the Courtenay RCMP on Dec. [...]

Pot Advocates in Messy Divorce

Monday, January 1st, 2007

Patriquen Fined In 2005, Stephen Faces Proceeds-Of-Crime Trial Talk about a buzz killer. Two high-profile marijuana advocates were in Nova Scotia Supreme Court on Friday fighting over a piece of land in Middle Sackville. Michael Patriquen and Melanie Stephen are in the process of getting a divorce, but he had also launched a civil suit [...]

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