Canada Legal

Patients Fight to Save Their Medicine

Lawyer John Conroy Leads Battle Against MMPR By Steve Finlay As expected, Health Canada has announced new regulations for medical cannabis, replacing the often criticized Medical Marihuana Access Regulations (MMAR). The new rules, called the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR), remove some of the bad features of the MMAR. For example, they remove the […]


Publisher’s Note: Do It NOW!

Ted Smith We need your help. The planet needs your help. Now is the time. Here is the plan. As long as cannabis is prohibited, many problems will continue to drain our communities and environment. There are three fronts on which this battle is being waged: hemp, recreational use, and medicine. While many choose to […]

Canada Legal

New Regulations Create Chaos

Health Canada puts squeeze on patients and dispensaries By Ted Smith After over a decade of the Marijuana Medical Access Regulations, the persistent problems with the system have given the government the opportunity to justify taking the program in another direction. The new Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations throw patients under a big, fully licensed […]


Access to Extracts

Science, Reason and a chance for Compassion   by Owen Smith Designated Growers in BC can legally make Extracts On May 31st 2013 Judge Johnston extended his decision from my Voir Dire (trial within a trial) in 2012, granting Designated Growers (DG’s) in British Columbia the right to make cannabis derivative products like hash, oils […]

Feature World

Jammin’ in Jamaica

Skunk Magazine Helps Bring Canadian Activists to Negril  By Ted Smith Jamaica has a natural romanticism that is undeniable. Long before the songs of Bob Marley drifted through the countryside and around the world, the beauty of this paradise attracted others to its shores. Unfortunately, politics and greed have crippled what should be a vibrant […]