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International Medical Marijuana Day, Nov 15

Saturday, November 17th, 2007

Victoria, B.C.: On Thursday, Nov 15, 2007, a rally will be held at noon at the Ministry of Health to highlight International Medical Marijuana Day.  This will be followed by the conclusion of the 5th Annual Silent Art Auction in support of the Cannabis Buyers Clubs of Canada at 4:20 pm at 826 Johnson St.  [...]

Annual Silent Art Auction, November 15

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

International Hempology 101 Society presents our Annual Silent Art Auction International Medical Marijuana Day Wednesday November 15, 2007 Silent Auction Ends At 6:30 PM At 826 Johnson St, Victoria, BC Proceeds to the Cannabis Buyers Clubs of Canada, Providing cannabis products to people with permanent physical disabilities and diseases since 1996. For more information, or [...]

Hemp farmers lobby to change federal law

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Washington Post Staff Writer November 12, 2007 By Peter Slevin Farmers Ask Federal Court To Dissociate Hemp and Pot Wayne Hauge grows grains, chickpeas and some lentils on 2,000 acres in northern North Dakota. Business is up and down, as the farming trade tends to be, and he is always on the lookout for a [...]

Prison not a place for pot smokers

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Michigan Citizen, MI 11 Nov 2007 David Salisbury ARE STRICT DRUG LAWS OVERFILLING PRISONS? LANSING – Drug abuse can lead to criminal activity, but are the state’s current drug laws too uncompromising? Many convicted drug violators are non-violent, but they are lumped in with other criminals who harm people, critics of the present sentencing rules [...]

Quantity vs. quality

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

The Billings Gazette, MT 12 Nov 2007 Michael Jamison DOLLAR’S DECLINE SENDS POT IMPORTS UP IN SMOKE WHITEFISH – For years, backpacks crammed with cash have slipped north into Canada, followed closely by hockey bags packed with premium marijuana skating south into Montana. A favorable exchange rate ( not long ago, one American dollar bought [...]

A new approach is needed to fight violence and gangsterism

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Vancouver Sun, BC 12 Nov 2007 Ian Mulgrew LEGALIZE POT, A KEY DRUG FUELLING GANG WARS Policy of Prohibition Only Helps Organized Crime Pocket the Profits From a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry Simon Fraser University economist Stephen Easton said it best — marijuana is the low-hanging fruit for organized crime. The rise of gangs in this [...]

Letter to Editor: Kids have a right to truth

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Surrey Leader, BC 07 Nov 2007 KIDS SHOULD LEARN THE TRUTH ABOUT MARIJUANA Re: “Public schools are plagued by pot,” The Leader, Oct.  31. As a federal medical marijuana licence holder who is also married to one, I would like to complain about the misinformed letter by M.  Brian. Apparently, if teens don’t hear the [...]

Act discriminates against pot smokers

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Denver Post, CO 12 Nov 2007 David Harsanyi POT LAW STIRRING UP TROUBLE Hayley Jaqua has a big problem. Jaqua is a 25-year-old full-time student at Metropolitan State College of Denver and an anthropology major who also works part time at a trendy restaurant on the 16th Street Mall. In September, Jaqua was ticketed for [...]

Just legalize it already

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

The Province, BC 11 Nov 2007 Andy Ivens ‘LEGALIZE IT, CONTROL IT AND TAX THE LIVIN’ HELL OUT OF IT’ Larry Campbell has seen the effects of Canada’s marijuana prohibition laws first-hand, as an RCMP drug officer for eight years and as chief coroner of B.C.  before his election as mayor of Vancouver in 2002. [...]

Cannabis Digest Now Online

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

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 supply of cannabis. The Cannabis Digest is available online and in newsprint. Read the Cannabis Digest by following the links under Categories on the right side of this page.

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