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International Hempology 101 Society AGM 2009

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

International Hempology 101 Society Annual General Meeting 2009 The 13th AGM of the International Hempology 101 Society will be held on Tues Oct 6, giving members a chance to learn more about the inner workings of the group and how they can help. With several vacancies on the board of directors, this is an opportunity [...]

Weeding through government red tape

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Weeding through government red tape Marijuana-use advocate says Health Canada exemptions not enough to really help people in need of pain control. By DAN ARSENAULT Crime Reporter Mon. Sep 28 – 4:46 AM John Cook is an advocate of compassionate marijuana use. (Tim Krochak / Staff) CANNABIS BUYERS’ CLUB OF CANADA: •The Halifax outlet [...]


Monday, September 28th, 2009

Vancouver Sun Marc Emery in jail awaiting extradition to U.S. By Ian Mulgrew, Vancouver Sun September 28, 2009 11:52 AM Mark Emery and wife Jodie Emery at an emotional farewell to the Prince of Pot, Marc Emery, who was outside the Law Courts today to turn himself in for transfer to the U.S. where he [...]

Spontaneous 420 Protest Blossoms in “Live Free or Die” State

Friday, September 25th, 2009

keenesentinel Keene: Smoke ’em if you got ’em Gathering of marijuana smokers, advocates on Central Square is growing By Casey Farrar Sentinel Staff Published: Friday, September 25, 2009 Proponents of marijuana gather on Central Square in Keene Thursday afternoon. Some, who wished not to be named, lit up. What began earlier this week with two [...]

Vancouver Island University Hempology 101 Club

Friday, September 25th, 2009

The first ever non-smoking 420 at the Vancouver Island University in Naniamo was held yesterday as the VIU Hempology 101 Club kicks off it’s first year on campus. One of the first campaigns of the group will be to challenge school policy which calls for students to be kicked out of VIU if caught with [...]

Team 420 Frisbee Golf!

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

TEAM 420 Frisbee Golf Tournament Victoria, BC. Just a friendly reminder that the first TEAM 420 frisbee golf tournament will tee off in a week on Sunday, September 27th, at 12.00 noon.  We are meeting at the Aylard Farm parking lot and playing in the field bordering the lot.  We will have maps available marking [...]

PHONE JAM Continued

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

For Immediate Release:                                September 19, 2009 Victoria, B.C: After a very successful PHONE JAM Monday, we are keeping our campaign alive until bill C-15 falls.  Everyone concerned about these mandatory minimum jail sentences should keep phoning until the Senate votes NO on Bill C15. We have now had [...]

Jack Needs Our Good Loving

Friday, September 18th, 2009

A kind and humorous man, Jack Herer is truly a living legend. A false rumor of his death circulating this morning brought me to tears and lead me to reflecting on how far Jack has carried this movement. He wrote his first cannabis based book in 1973 and the iconic “The Emperor Wears No Clothes” [...]


Thursday, September 17th, 2009

The phone jam against C-15 has been so successful that we are encouraging people to keep calling the Senators to express their view.  Asking Senators to conduct research into the effects of mandatory minimum sentences is a good way of delaying, if not defeating C-15.  If we get enough people to call every day we [...]

Mandatory jail for drugs wrong – by Steph Dahl

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Times Colonist  September 17, 2009 Mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes have flooded the prison system in the United States. Putting one out of every hundred people in jail is draining the economy, tearing families apart and not helping Americans win their “war on drugs.” Canadians should be learning from this terrible example, not following [...]

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