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  • Concentrating on Cannabinoids

    (figure 1) CDSA Schedule 2   Exploring methods of cannabis resin extraction By Owen Smith What we legalized in 2012 In my last article I chronicled the constitutional challenge for cannabis extraction that I helped bring before the BC Supreme Court earlier this year. The result of the case was the immediate freedom of people […]

  • A Sensible BC

    Dana Larsen spearheads a new initiative to decriminalize By Amie Gravell Decriminalization: Shuffling descriptions of criminality and shuffling perceptions of criminality. I first heard about the Sensible BC campaign from Dana Larsen when he spoke at the 13th Cannabis Convention at UVic. I came into marijuana advocacy and activism through a deep desire to speak […]

  • Women Rise Against Prohibition

    Over the fall and winter I had the privilege and honour to witness and help guide a renewed vision on the landscape of cannabis activism in Canada—the uniting, empowerment, and amplification of the voices of women who have had enough of the laws interfering in their lives, and the lives of their families. I call […]

  • Just Jakes-Just Getting Hempy

    By Andrew Brown Over the past several years, Duncan, B.C. has become a model of progression in terms of a move towards a sustainable community. From regular farmer’s markets in the downtown core (and another in the outskirts), to regular community events, downtown businesses are working together to make the community better for people and […]


    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 […]