Tag: UVic

  • Artisan Growers Forum Addresses Legalization Challenges

    (EDITOR UPDATE – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED)   With the federal government getting ready to introduce legislation this spring to legalize cannabis sales, a wide range of issues deserve public discussion.  Over the next three months, the UVSS Hempology 101 Club and the BC Independent Cannabis Alliance will be hosting 3 debates at the […]

  • UVic Hempology 101 Club Aims For Higher Status

      After 21 years of actively educating students about cannabis, the University of Victoria Student Society Hempology 101 Club is attempting to improve its ranking from a regular student club to a constituency organization.  If students vote to support this upgrade, the UVSS Hempology 101 Club gains access to more funds, a seat at the […]

  • Updates, Warnings and Suggestions #48

    (cover image from Cannabis in Canada: The Illustrated History) Ted Smith Well I may as well start with the most important update. My love, Gayle Quin, is still with us and will be celebrating her 59th birthday on April 16. Although she was sent home to die over 500 days ago, thanks to volumes of […]

  • How NOT To Have a Public Debate on Legalizing Marijuana

    Notes on the February 4th Event at the University of Victoria   Last Wednesday I trotted off to UVIC’s Farquar Auditorium to listen to a ‘debate/discussion’ on legalizing marijuana, put on by the UVSS—the student society.  They had organized a panel with four speakers, two pro, two con.  On the pro side were activist Marc […]

  • UVic 420 Holding Its Ground

    After 16 years of weekly 420 circles at the University of Victoria campus security are still making appearances trying to stop the UVSS Hempology 101 club from protesting.  However, the club has held firm, despite the my arrest for trafficking in 2000 and smoking bylaws that came into effect in 2011.  Last week, though, the […]

  • Hempology 101 Grows Beyond Roots

    New clubs sprout up across the country Without a doubt, 2012 was the best year for Hempology 101. But it looks like 2013 will be even better. While it will be hard to top the publishing of the Hempology 101 textbook, the next year will be the first full year of touring around, teaching and […]

  • Spreading the Herb on Campus

    By Ted Smith With a slim margin of 52 percent in favour and 48 percent opposed, the University of Victoria Hempology 101 Club has received the support of the student body to move the weekly Wednesday 420 meetings back to the center of campus. That does not mean we can just ignore the new smoking […]

  • Updates, Warnings, and Suggestions

    By Gayle Quin Wow, what a busy winter it’s been! I guess the time spent in court ate a big chunk of our winter, but the time was well worth it. I also now have an on-going blog on the hempology.ca forums under CBC of C court challenge. My favourite event of the year (next […]


    Fall 2010 – Spring 2011 Sept. 15, UVSS Hempology 101 Club Lecture Series Begins 22 lectures, 3:30-4pm, room to be announced Oct. 31, 7pm Courthouse- Halloween Annual Costume Contest Nov. 15, noon Ministry of Health International Medical Marijuana Day 4:20pm End of Silent Art Auction Dec. 22, 7pm Ministry of Health- downtown Cannabis Caroling Dec. […]