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Dear Mr. Smith:

Thursday, August 11th, 2005

Mr. Leon Smith President International Hempology 101 Society 826 Johnson Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1N3 Thank you for your correspondence of February 3, 2005, addressed to the Minister of Health, the Honourable Ujjal Dosanjh, concerning the inclusion of cannabis resin and other cannabis-based products in the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations (MMAR). The same letter [...]

Mandate and Advertising Information

Monday, May 9th, 2005

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 [...]

Regina v. Dunsdon Provincial Court Reasons

Friday, May 6th, 2005

There are striking similarities between the court cases of Mary Jean Dunsdon, aka Watermelon, and that of Ted Smith; both were charged with the trafficking of cannabis resin. Watermelon was charged for selling cookies, while Ted was charged for selling cookies, massage oil, salve and edible vegetable capsules filled with extra virgin olive oil infused [...]

Updates, Suggestions, Warnings and Announcements, by Gayle Quin

Friday, May 6th, 2005

Scott and Ryan’s charges were very fortunately overturned. We would like express our thanks to those of you who kindly wrote letters of support for them, as they are in the end actually for the club. Do you remember SPIKE.’HASH BEAUTY, and HAPPY ROBOT? If you do and would like to see them back on [...]

Reach For the Pot by Ted Smith

Friday, May 6th, 2005

The first cannabis game show in the world has started here in Victoria at the weekly Weds night meetings of the International Hempology 101 Society. Reach for the Pot will be played every other week, with contestants being picked at 7 pm. The format has two teams of 4 contestants with 10 questions or challenges. [...]

More Court Victories

Friday, May 6th, 2005

After listening to a one-day preliminary hearing for the last raid at the CBC, Judge Higginbotham threw out all charges because the Crown failed to prove they arrested the right people. This is the second time that the Crown could not prove that those arrested were actually in control of the space. Lawyer Robert Moore-Stewart [...]


Friday, May 6th, 2005

In January I was convicted of trafficking in two different trials and, upon advice from court clerks, filed appeals to the Supreme Court of B.C., as reported in the last Cannabis Digest. However, these appeals should have been filed at the B.C. Court of Appeal. Luckily, the Department of Justice will not contest this mistake [...]


Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

On Sunday, March 20, the 6th Annual Cannabis Convention, Growing Beyond Prohibition, was held in the Young Building at Camosun College. The convention, sponsored by Camosun College Hempology 101, the Cannabis Buyer’s Club of Canada and Advanced Nutrients, educates students and the public about cannabis and hemp. In addition, the afternoon is a great networking [...]

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

On February 3 Ted Smith wrote a variety of federal, provincial and municipal politicians and public servants in regards to changing the Marijuana Medical Access Regulations (MMAR) to include cannabis resin, cannabis THE and all the other active ingredients found in cannabis. Currently, only cannabis marijuana is included in the MMAR. This letter is in [...]

Pot’litical Corner, by Steve Pittner

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

This time last year, a Federal election raised a number of concerns for cannabis users and die clubs that help provide safe and reliable medical access. Although local M.P David Anderson won his riding in Victoria, he was dropped from cabinet and more recently has announced he will not run in die next federal election. [...]

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