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  • Legal Ease – Search and Seizure

      By Jesse Stam Under Section 8 of our Charter of Rights and Freedoms, every person in Canada is guaranteed “the right to be secure against unreasonable search and seizure.” In the event that police conduct an unreasonable search, section 24 of the Charter allows the courts the power to throw out evidence that was […]

  • Gayle Quin Medicine Woman

    You can’t spend much time down at the Victoria Cannabis Buyers’ Club before a wonderful sound catches your ear—the sound of Gayle Quin laughing. It runs through everything, charging it with spirit—another kind of medicine. This is to say that Gayle rarely takes a breath without letting it laugh on the way out, and that […]

  • Justice Matters: MMJ and the Ministry

    Get your legal questions answered by a professional By Jesse Stamm For this article of the Cannabis Digest, I have chosen to discuss the involvement of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) as it relates to persons who use medical marijuana. The MCFD is the government agency responsible for child protection laws, and […]

  • Catching up With Alison Myrden

    By Al Graham It was 2003 when I first heard of Alison Myrden. I know the year because it was just shortly after my first ever Crohn’s flare up, and the year I became involved in the cannabis community. As time went on, I wanted to get better educated about cannabis so started attending events […]

  • Justice Matters: Search And Seizure

    By Jesse Stamm Under Section 8 of our Charter of Rights and Freedoms, every person in Canada is guaranteed “the right to be secure against unreasonable search and seizure.” In the event that police conduct an unreasonable search, section 24 of the Charter allows the courts the power to throw out evidence that was collected […]

  • Noddy’s Update From The UK

    By Mark Knowles Well, it looks like Britain is in a cannabis spin—again. After what looked like a successful trip to Holland and back for U.K. medpot users under the Schengen agreement: article 75 1. As regards the movement of travelers to the territories of the Contracting Parties or their movement within these territories, persons […]

  • UPDATES, WARNINGS, AND SUGGESTIONS

    By Gayle Quin The summer has gone by in a whirl, and through it all we have been blessed with meeting some very brave and special people. Since last fall, Jim, Ted, myself, and some other brave souls from the club, have been delivering to home bound members up and down the island. It has […]

  • EMERY UPDATE

      It was a hard day for all Marc Emery supporters when he was sentenced, on Sept. 11. In a written statement it appeared that Emery had, in one fell swoop renounced his past acts of civil disobedience, as well as withdraw his previous endorsement of such actions. “My zealous pursuit of what may be an […]