VCBC May 2023 Updates & Announcements

We filed a lawsuit against the province. The VCBC is well known for its long standing work as a voice for patients who use cannabis as medicine.  On May 2nd 2023 we filed for an injunction against the province and filed a constitutional challenge in a lawsuit against the province “in response to the three […]


VCBC Reflections on the Medical Cannabis Access Survey Summary Report – April 4th, 2023

“Medical Cannabis Access Survey Summary Report”  April 4th, 2023 Developed collaboratively by Lynda G. Balneaves, Ashleigh Brown, Matthew Green, Erin Prosk, Lucile Rapin, Max Monahan-Ellison, Eva McMillan, Jonathan Zaid, Michael Dworkind, and Cody Z. Watlinghttps://www.medicalcannabissurvey.ca/ Review By Jacqueline KittelVictoria Cannabis Buyers Club Introduction On April 4th 2023, we had the opportunity to listen in on […]



For Immediate Release Thursday January 12, 2023 Victoria, B.C.: Starting on Wednesday January 18, members and supporters of the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club will gather weekly at 4:20 pm at City Hall until a new safe location for members to smoke is secured.  New landlords have purchased the Johnson St. building where the VCBC has […]


Last Call In The Box: VCBC Closes Smoking Room In Act Of Good Faith To New Landlord

For Immediate Release Friday January 6, 2023 Victoria. B.C.: Less than a year after reopening the smoking room in the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club as COVID diminished, the compassion club is shutting it down forever next week in an attempt to appease new landlords upset at the illegal nature of the organizations activities.  Named “The […]

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What does ChatGPT AI say about Cannabis?

I interview the new AI chat bot from OpenAI, “ChatGPT” about cannabis and cannabis prohibition. ChatGPT is the latest machine learning creation released by OpenAI, a group responsible for the new image generator technology that has begun transforming your friends in their social media photos into slick looking movie extras. Midjourney, Stable Diffusion and Dall-E […]



Nothing exposes the government’s failure to efficiently legalize cannabis more than the 10 mg THC limit on edibles. By severely restricting THC limits in edible products, Health Canada and the Cannabis Act fuels the opiate crisis, exploited recreational consumers and stimulated the underground economy. The 10 mg THClimit has also fueled the illicit industry which […]

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Cannabis Review Threatens Patient Gardens: A delayed review of the Cannabis Act asking Canadians a limited selection of questions has finally begun, including questions designed to justify shutting down the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR).  This review allows citizens to respond to several survey questions, or add other comments, until Nov 21.  […]


VCBC Autumn Updates & Announcements

Annnual General Meeting: Thurs Oct 13 The VCBC will be holding its Annual General Meeting this year on Thursday October 13th, at the Fernwood Community Center from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This venue is wheelchair accessible, it has a large parking lot across the street, and is easily accessible via bus, biking and walking. This year […]