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Street Meets End – Liberals Will Fight S-10

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Hempology 101’s weekly ‘Street Meets’ have been canceled due to a change in policy by the Liberal Party of Canada. On Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2011 the federal Liberal opposition government announced that they will no longer support Bill S-10, a mandatory minimum sentencing bill that would harshly punish small time growers, medical cannabis distribution centres [...]

MMDS Acquires Patent for Medical Marijuana Patch

Friday, February 25th, 2011

U.S. Politics Today MMDS Acquires Patent for Medical Marijuana Patch PR Newswire SEATTLE, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Medical Marijuana Delivery Systems LLC announced today that it has acquired the United States Patent rights to the Medical Marijuana Patch. The patent provides MMDS with exclusive rights for development of the Patch for transcutaneous delivery [...]

North Island Club Busted

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Comox Valley Compassion Club marijuana crackdown called draconian By Erin Haluschak – Comox Valley Record Published: February 24, 2011 5:00 PM Weed, pot, grass, herb or bud — no matter what the name, Ernie Yacub is passionate about the medicinal value of marijuana, despite facing charges following a recent raid by RCMP at the [...]

International Medical Marijuana Week In High Gear

Friday, February 18th, 2011

International Medical Marijuana Week In High Gear Victoria, B.C.: With the last 4 big events still to come, cannabis supporters have several opportunities to participate in the 1st ever International Medical Marijuana Week, Feb 13-20. However, the highlight of the week is bound to be Tues night, when The Hicks were kicked out of the [...]

International Medical Marijuana Week

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

With a different event planned for 8 days in a row between February 13 and 20th, International Medical Marijuana Week is going to light up Victoria. After celebrating International Medical Marijuana Day on Nov 15th for 16 years here, this is the first time a full week of cannabis activities have been organized following the [...]


Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Women and Mandatory Minimum Sentencing for Drug Offences in Canada: An Intersectional Analysis of Bill S-10 By Nathalie Down Introduction As the American Democratic government takes initiative to move away from mandatory minimum sentencing for drug-related offences, the Canadian Conservative government moves directly towards it. Despite overwhelming evidence showing that mandatory minimum sentencing (MMS) does [...]

The Hicks perform Tonight!

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Liberals Will Kill Bill S-10

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Liberal Press Release on S-10: The Liberal Party of Canada announced today that it will oppose Bill S-10 over concerns that the bill disproportionately targets youth and would cause an explosion of costs to build new mega-prisons. “This bill isn’t tough on crime, it’s dumb on crime,” said Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff. “We’re all [...]

Anti-Stigma Week

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

VICTORIA – The ads were too controversial for a transit company in England, who pulled the “Nice People Take Drugs” banners from the sides of their buses. However, the City of Victoria will use the tagline for its Anti-Stigma Week in order to draw attention to issues around drug use. In partnership with Aids Vancouver [...]

Silent Art Auction

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Check out the Silent Art Auction at the Rising Star Bakery ~ 1320 Broad Street