Pro-Marijuana Campaign Falls Short, But Sensible B.C. Head Says The War Isn’t Over

Dana Larsen: ‘We’ve created a lot of momentum for the next time.’

CANADA:  He admits he’s lost this pot battle, but Dana Larsen is still convinced the decriminalize-marijuana war will be won in B.C. For 90 days Larsen and his Sensible B.C. canvassers have been asking British Columbians to sign on to have B.C.’s marijuana laws put to a referendum — and more than 200,000 have done Read the full article…

Pro-Marijuana Campaign Falls Short, But Sensible B.C. Head Says The War Isn’t Over

Dana Larsen: ‘We’ve created a lot of momentum for the next time.’

CANADA:  He admits he’s lost this pot battle, but Dana Larsen is still convinced the decriminalize-marijuana war will be won in B.C. For 90 days Larsen and his Sensible B.C. canvassers have been asking British Columbians to sign on to have B.C.’s marijuana laws put to a referendum — and more than 200,000 have done Read the full article…

Pot-Smoking Mountie Can't Smoke Publicly In Uniform: RCMP

Cpl. Ronald Francis serves with J Division in New Brunswick, and received a prescription for medical-grade marijuana on Nov. 4

CANADA:  A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer with a medical marijuana prescription thinks he should be able to smoke the drug while in uniform, but the RCMP says he can’t smoke marijuana while in red serge or while wearing his regular working uniform. RCMP Deputy Commissioner Gilles Moreau said any officer with a medical marijuana prescription Read the full article…

Sensible BC Gaining Momentum

Claire Landsell is coordinating the Sensible BC petition for marijuana law reform for the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky Riding. They need 10 per cent of registered voters to sign the petition to have a referendum on the reforms.

CANADA:  Sensible BC‘s Dec. 5 deadline is rapidly approaching and the number of signatures collected this month in the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky riding — as well as the rest of the province — has been very encouraging for the campaign’s organizers. “There’s been tremendous momentum,” said Mark Vaughan, lead organizer for the riding. “It Read the full article…

BBC Channel 4′s Drug Show To Have Volunteers Smoke Cannabis

Municipalities across the country are split on how to handle the zoning on medical marijuana production facilities.

CANADA: Marijuana is a class B drug in the United Kingdom and will still get a person arrested for possession of the drug. Notwithstanding, Channel 4 will air a show entitled “Drug Live: Marijuana” which will have willing volunteers smoke either a placebo, cannabis resin (mild), or skunk marijuana (strong marijuana) in a controlled laboratory. Leading Read the full article…

BBC Channel 4′s Drug Show To Have Volunteers Smoke Cannabis

MYM signes MOU with Columbian cultivator

CANADA: Marijuana is a class B drug in the United Kingdom and will still get a person arrested for possession of the drug. Notwithstanding, Channel 4 will air a show entitled “Drug Live: Marijuana” which will have willing volunteers smoke either a placebo, cannabis resin (mild), or skunk marijuana (strong marijuana) in a controlled laboratory. Leading Read the full article…

Beer Gives Model For Legal Canada Marijuana, Sleeman Says

“I can see some time down the road the Canadian government will use parts of how we’re regulated as a way to base the regulation for the production and sale of marijuana.”

CANADA: John Sleeman of Sleeman Breweries Ltd. said rules imposed after Prohibition transformed a crime-ridden industry into one that pays high taxes, helps battle social problems such as drunk driving and accounts for almost 1 percentage point of gross domestic product. While not advocating the move, he said in an interview in the Bloomberg News Ottawa bureau Read the full article…

New Medical Marijuana Rule About To Face Lawsuit

Canada's Supreme Court met to determine whether cannabis-infused edibles should be allowed under the country's medical marijuana program.

CANADA: Longtime Fraser Valley marijuana crusader John Conroy is finalizing a lawsuit accusing Ottawa of infringing on the rights of medical pot users and growers. He and a handful of other lawyers working on the lawsuit to be filed in Federal Court within weeks have reviewed more than 3,000 victim impact statements from across the country Read the full article…

Colorado Marijuana Industry On Display At Drug-Policy Talks

Aside from safety and health training, new rules also will normalize the amount of marijuana found in any edible — ensuring that a single serving size has no more than 10 milligrams of active THC

COLORADO: Dignitaries from three nations sniffed marijuana, walked through greenhouses full of tagged marijuana plants and learned about video pot surveillance on a three-day Weed 101 tour in Colorado, which has a regulated marijuana market and is planning to expand sales to all adults in a few weeks.

With Medicinal Cannabis, Green Is The New Grey In Canada

CANADA: It is a characteristic of all legal systems that the “letter of the law” doesn’t always reflect the “spirit of the law”. There are situations where fulfilling the law’s intention betrays the law as written, and obeying the law as written betrays its intention. This is a legal grey area, and the “you are Read the full article…