New Pot Prescribing Standards For B.C. Doctors

The BC College of Physicians and Surgeons is looking to weed out the so called ‘pot docs’ by putting in place new standards when it comes to prescribing medical marijuana.

CANADA:  The BC College of Physicians and Surgeons is looking to weed out the so called ‘pot docs’ by putting in place new standards when it comes to prescribing medical marijuana. The new rules could make accessing the drug at Vancouver’s more than 80 dispensaries more difficult. The new rules look to keep doctors from prescribing Read the full article…

Sensible B.C.’s Campaign For Marijuana Referendum Fails

Sensible B.C.’s “cannabus” is travelling across the province to collect signatures for a referendum on marijuana decriminalization.

CANADA:  There was plenty of smoke, but ultimately no fire for Sensible B.C. Campaign organizer Dana Larsen confirmed Sunday that the Citizen’s Initiative for a referendum on decriminalizing marijuana possession has failed ahead of Election B.C.’s Monday deadline. “We’re not going to make it,” said Larsen. “We’ve very proud of our team of canvassers and 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…

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…

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…

Sensible B.C. Claims Transit Cops Are Pushing Marijuana Campaigners Out Of SkyTrain Stations

“TransLink is bound by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms,” Tousaw said. “That means that they’ve got to allow political speech, both around their property and on their property.”

CANADA: SENSIBLE B.C.’S TOP spokesperson has accused TransLink and Transit Police of “harassing” canvassers collecting signatures for a petition to decriminalize marijuana in British Columbia.

Prime Minister Harper Jokes About Marijuana Debate

It’s past time the Tories put an end to their dopey huffing and puffing and gave police officers the discretion to hand out tickets for small-potatoes toking.

CANADA: Prime Minister Stephen Harper called upon the ghost of Sir John A. Macdonald during a comic but partisan foray into British Columbia’s marijuana debate.

Prime Minister Harper Jokes About Marijuana Debate

The barbecue wasn't the first time Harper has entered the marijuana debate. In late August he hammered Trudeau, accusing the federal Liberals of promoting pot use among children.

CANADA: Prime Minister Stephen Harper called upon the ghost of Sir John A. Macdonald during a comic but partisan foray into British Columbia’s marijuana debate.