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Public Prosecutor Zealots Push For Toronto Police Raids

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Ted Smith Everyone knows by now that Toronto police raided 43 cannabis dispensaries on Thurs May 26 but it is still not clear to everyone who influenced the chief of police in his decision to create Project Claudia. Mayor John Tory, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are all washing their hands [...]

TC 10K, Herb is on the Run

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Check out this short video we put together of the footage of Hempology 101  mascot Herb running the Times Colonist 10K marathon. Big thanks to the Bong Station team and the Photo and Video takers. Despite getting a late start, and it being a windy day, Herb hit the bong and ran the Marathon: An [...]

Cannabis Debates Coming to Victoria

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Ted Smith With the legalization of cannabis just around the corner in Canada, there is a great deal to discuss.  Giving stakeholders an opportunity to debate various points regarding the use, production and distribution of cannabis should contribute to the public discourse.  Taking advantage of this opportunity, the International Hempology 101 Society will begin hosting [...]

June 11- New Date For International Medical Marijuana Day

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Ted Smith After over 20 years of using various dates to raise awareness about cannabis on International Medical Marijuana Day, a day with special meaning for many cannabis patients in Canada has been chosen to celebrate.  Last year the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a unanimous decision protecting the rights of patients who choose [...]

What the Judge Said on Patients’ Rights, and What Health Canada Can Do Next

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Judith Stamps   Canadians who are ill, and who believe they are obtaining relief from cannabis, have a constitutionally protected right to grow their own medicine. So said Justice Michael Phelan of the BC Federal Court on February 24 2016. At least that’s how I read it. Based on evidence presented by plaintiff Neil Allard [...]

Victoria Medical Cannabis City Hall Meeting

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Regulating Medical Marijuana Related Businesses in Victoria The City of Victoria is currently exploring potential regulations for the operation of medical marijuana-related businesses.  The purpose of the regulations is to reduce community impacts of these businesses, while maintaining access to medical marijuana. For the next three weeks, residents and business owners are invited to learn [...]

Port Alberni Approves Weed Dispensary Regulations

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Katya Slepian – Alberni Valley News Medical marijuana dispensaries are officially allowed within the City of Port Alberni—at least as far as the municipal government is concerned. The votes remained the same as they have since the issue was first raised after WeeMedical opened its doors at the end October 2015 despite the public hearing [...]

What To Do When Marijuana Edibles Reach Expiration Dates

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

January 11, 2016, by Tammy Vigil   DENVER — We all know what to do when we find expired milk in refrigerators. But what about expired marijuana edibles? As Colorado’s burgeoning pot industry continues to grow, it’s a question some have asked. Usually, you can do the smell test to figure out if something has [...]

Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance Wants Regulations Changed

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Agriculture News Written by Amy-Jean MacLean The Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CHTA), which held its national convention in Calgary last week, says the current Industrial Hemp Regulations need to be changed. Under the current rules, Canadian farmers are only permitted to harvest the seeds and bare stock. CHTA Executive Director Kim Shukla says although hemp [...]

Will Canada’s New Weed Regime be a Total Mess?

Monday, December 14th, 2015

by NEWS 1130 Staff Posted Dec 14, 2015 8:15 am PST Dispute about right to grow individually and wrangling between government bodies could be among issues Many groups don’t see full recreational marijuana program in the next 12 months   VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – From celebrations to threats of protests against Prime Minister Trudeau in [...]

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