Tag: camcd

  • Lobbying For Craft Cannabis

    Michael Geoghegan Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynn has made no secret of the fact she wants marijuana in Ontario sold exclusively through government liquor stores, or the LCBO (Liquor Control Board of Ontario) as they are known there, when the Trudeau government gets around to legalizing weed next year. As the Toronto Star reported a a […]

  • Medicated Cookies Face Possible Extinction In Victoria Dispensaries

    Ted Smith Proposed regulations for dispensaries drafted by staff for the Victoria city council suggest following the lead of Vancouver to prohibit cannabis edibles, but there is another option council may take.  Instead of an outright ban of anything but basic oils infused with cannabis, the city could adopt regulations that follow the policies laid […]

  • The Lift Cannabis Forum: Banishing the Prohibition Monsters…Maybe

    Judith Stamps Last Thursday evening, November 12th 2015, it was my privilege to attend a forum on the future of cannabis in Canada, planned and hosted by Lift, a web-based, independent communications hub established in 2013 by Tyler Sookochoff and directed by David Brown.  The forum, held at UBC’s downtown campus at Robson Square, was […]

  • Will Victoria Close or License Cannabis Dispensaries?

    By Ted Smith Under pressure from a new wave of cannabis dispensaries, Victoria City council will decide Thursday whether to shut them down, regulate them or simply do nothing and hope the situation will somehow take care of itself.  Last Tuesday in Vancouver, city council voted in favour of opening a public hearing into a […]

  • Vancouver’s Green Rush

    Unprecedented Increase in Cannabis Dispensaries Causing Growing Pains When is something illegal? It’s a simple question with multiple answers depending upon what that “something” represents in the question.  In the case of medical marijuana, that simple question has become infinitely more complex in Canada than it used to be.  It is clear that according to […]

  • Extract Trial: Dieter MacPherson and The V-CBC

    The Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club (V-CBC) is the beating heart of the Extract Trial. With thousands of active members, the discreet downtown Victoria dispensary founded by Ted Smith has served medical cannabis patients since 1996. The club barely skipped a beat after I was arrested and has since expanded and improved upon their product line. […]

  • Guide to Choosing a Medical Cannabis Dispensary – CAMCD

    The VCBC is proud to announce its participation in the Canadian Association of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries (CAMCD) certification program. CAMCD has developed a strong set of standards for certification that help assure policy makers, stakeholders, and local governments that patients best interests are being served. The VCBC has always strived to be a transparent, accountable, […]