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Member Profile: Cj Heavey

I was first introduced to drugs in 1969, when I was 15-years old. What a drug! It got me high, spaced out, and mentally impaired. On some occasions, I was totally wasted. I found I needed higher quantities of the drug as it wasn’t doing its job. This all lead to other readily-available narcotics coursing […]

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The Decline of Islamic Hashish Culture

An excerpt from the book Cannabis and the Soma Solution (Pt.2) By Chris Bennett ..cont. from Cannabis Digest Issue 24 This British agenda in India, fit in well with contemporary medical views about what constituted insanity. In Madness, Cannabis and Colonialism: The ‘Native Only’ Lunatic Asylums of British India, 1857-1900, James Mill’s explains. The constant […]

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Hempology 101 Growing Like Weed

By Andrew Brown September 1st marks the fifteenth anniversary of Hempology 101 in Victoria, B.C. Our mandate is legalization by education. The long version is participatory education in constant, passive, civil disobedience. Hempology 101 has evolved from meetings being held in a room across the street from Hemp BC in Nov. 1994, to a full […]

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Clubs growing throughout B.C

A wave of new compassion clubs and dispensarys helping many…and bothering very few   Nestled between the coastal mountains and the City of Vancouver, on the shores of the Fraser River, stands the town of Maple Ridge. With a population of nearly 69,000, Maple Ridge is like any other town in Canada, with one exceptional […]

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Raids Against Compassion

By Ted Smith A series of raids against medical cannabis dispensaries in Canada, has changed the direction the movement seemed to be going. While new clubs are still opening, as you can read in Kyla’s article, police have issued warrants against seven medical cannabis dispensaries in Ontario and Quebec, since Mar. 31. Just before that, […]

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Credits

ISSUE # 25 SUMMER 2010 Publisher Ted Smith <hempo101@gmail.com> Editor Andrew Brown <editor@hempology.ca> Contributors Gayle Quin Owen Smith Kristen Mann Kyla Williams Chris Bennett Dave Nelson Ted Smith Jacob Hunter CJ Heavy Bruce deWaal Rocket Ryan Dave Douglas For advertising or general inquiries please contact: <hempo101@gmail.com> For editorial questions, or information on submitting: <editor@hempology.ca> The […]

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INTERVIEW WITH MP DENISE SAVOIE

Victoria NDP MP speaks out against Conservative crime bills and mandatory minimum sentences By Kristen Mann I sat done with Victoria MP Denise Savioe for a conversation about marijuana, the recent bill C-15, the Marijuana Medical Access Regulations, and the NDP drug policy. The New Year’s surprise prorogation forced C-15 to be dropped from its […]

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CANNABIS CLUBS ACROSS CANADA AND THE U.S.A

Cannabis dispensaries in Canada, due to a lack of regulation, all operate under unique and individual mandates. As such, the membership requirements of each dispensary differ. We recommend travelling with a copy of your original proof of condition (doctors note) which the CBC of C staff will be happy to provide. It is also recommended […]

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

HEMPOLOGY 101 CALENDAR OF EVENTS HEMPOLOGY 101 AT UVIC 2010 2010  SPRING SEMESTER CLASSES WILL BE HELD IN THE CLEARIHUE BUILDING ROOM #C111 January 13 Hemp History January 20 History of Prohibition January 27 Economics of Legalization February 3 Growing Cannabis February 10 Cannabis and your Health February 17 ***READING BREAK*** February 24 Medical Cannabis […]

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Hemp Farming

The State of Hemp Farming In North America By Jeremy Bezooyen As we already know, hemp plants have been a major part of history world wide, with more than 25 thousand documented uses, some as early as 8,000 BC. For thousands of years, humans have used the seed for its food (grain) and oil content […]