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Calling the Tories Out on Bill C-15 – “The Politics of Fear”

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009 by MaryJane Cannabian  October 31, 2009 “When questioned by New Democratic MP Libby Davies at the committee, Nicholson refused to provide two vital pieces of information: What evidence is there that this law will reduce crime? How much will it cost? Canadians ought to be given these answers. Instead, Nicholson told the committee: “We [...]


Sunday, April 9th, 2006

Last fall I was convicted of possession for the purpose of trafficking THE after being arrested on Nov 15, 2000 on International Medical Marijuana Day before the annual cookie giveaway. My appeal should be this fall. Here are the details. —The defendant’s rights were violated under Section 11(d) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and [...]

Pot activist freed from California jail

Sunday, April 9th, 2006

By ROBYN STUBBS, 24 HOURS, April 18, 2006 The man who feared deportation to the U.S. would cost him his life is alive and well, and free in California. Steve Kubby left Canada Jan. 26 after failing to convince a Federal Court justice that being sent back to the U.S. to face drug charges would [...]

Pot’ilics, by Ted Smith

Sunday, April 9th, 2006

With a federal Conservative minority government we can expect many changes in law that reinforces the War on Drugs. A bill has already been introduced in parliament that would increase sentences for growers and traffickers. However, the minimum sentences and other changes may not get past the justice committee which is reviewing the bill because [...]


Sunday, April 9th, 2006

Cannabis has been a preferred topical treatment since it began growing beside the campsite. A bud can be applied directly to an open wound and it will not only act as a styptic (stops bleeding), but also as an anti-septic, (stops bacterial infections), anti-biotic (stops infections), anti-viral (herpes), anti-inflammatory (stops swelling), anti-toxicant, anti- carcinogenic and [...]

Updates, Warnings and Suggestions, by Gayle Quin

Sunday, April 9th, 2006

The 10th Anniversary was lots of fun with great music and dancing .The night was dark and stormy as is usual for January, so the turnout was small, the food was fantastic, and enough was made from the raffle {besides a lot of happy winners} to cover the cost of the rent for the hall. [...]


Friday, April 7th, 2006

CITY-TV Innovator’s Venture Eyes Potential Of Cannabis’s Medicinal Value TORONTO – Moses Znaimer, the media guru who revolutionized the face of television with urban, interactive programming, is now gearing up to bring marijuana-based drugs to Canada’s medicine cabinets.

Dear Mr. Smith:

Monday, March 27th, 2006

President International Hempology 101 Society 826 Johnson Street Victoria BC V8W 1N3 Mr. Leon Smith This is in response to your letter dated January 4, 2006, wherein you specifically asked Health Canada to address three questions. The first question asked in your correspondence was: “Could you explain to us how amendments are made to the [...]

Wow! We could hardly believe this. About time.

Friday, March 24th, 2006

March 20, 2006 The Honourable Tony Clement Minister’s Office- Health Canada Brooke Claxton Building, Tunney’s Pasture Postal Locator: 0906C Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9 Dear Minister: On behalf of Victoria City Council, I am writing you regarding the issue of public access to cannabis for medicinal purposes. This issue most recently came to our attention when [...]

Mandate and Advertising Information

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

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 [...]

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