Tag: Victoria

  • 420 Victoria 2019

    For the first time ever, the steps of the BC Legislature will be filled with the distinct smell of cannabis smoke. At 4:20 pm on April 20, as thousands of cannabis enthusiasts are expected to turn out to both protest and celebrate the new era of legalization.  Though bylaws restrict the smoking of cannabis to […]

  • Letter to Victoria MLA Carol James

    Thurs July 26, 2018 Dear Carol James, Thank you so very much for taking the time to meet with me, Julia and Clea from the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club a few weeks ago to discuss the various problems we see with the Cannabis Act and other provincial regulations.   In operation since 1996, we help […]

  • 420 Origami Cranes For The Healing Of Canada With Cannabis

    (Editors Note: While this project is near its conclusion, you are encouraged to start similar art projects in your own town or city.) Julia Veintrop  “Love From The Cannabis Business Community Of Victoria and the people supporting it” To Whom It May Concern, Canada is in need of some healing socially, economically and environmentally.  Alongside […]

  • Victoria Council Issues Cannabis Buyers Club Smoking Exemption

    Another huge victory has brought life back into the oldest medical cannabis dispensary in the world.  After initially passing bylaws in Sept to license cannabis dispensaries without allowing any consumption on site, on Thurs Nov Victoria city council has voted 7-1 in favour of granting the two oldest clubs in town an exemption.  The approximately […]

  • Victoria Stomping on Safe Consumption Sites

    Blunt Battle In BC Capital: Victoria Is Licensing Dispensaries But Stomping on Safe Consumption Sites In the future, it will seem absolutely absurd to everyone that cannabis products could be sold legally in stores, but somehow consuming them, even a pot cookie, remains a federal crime.  Yet somehow, despite being wise enough to create otherwise […]

  • My Four Years at the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club

    Evan Laine On June 6th, 2012, Ted Smith asked me to come into the Cannabis Buyers Club of Canada.  I had been asking Ted to hire me for half a decade.  Every year on April 20th, I would bring him my latest cannabis infused creation.  I would offer him muffins, cookies, brownies, or vegetarian pot-pie […]

  • Cannabis Health Radio: Victoria’s Newest Program in Public Education

    WHO? Ian Jessop, and Corrie Yelland. Ian Jessop has been a radio journalist and political communications specialist since the early 1970s. A graduate of the Columbia School of Broadcasting, he was legislative reporter at CKNW in Vancouver in the 1980s; press secretary for Premier Van Der Zalm; and director of communications for the BC Liberal […]

  • Victoria Hosts Grass Roots Craft Cannabis Cup

    On Saturday October 1st & Sunday October 2nd, experience Victoria BC’s first ever Cannabis Craft Cup, Expo & Dispensary Tour. Promising to be a first of its kind event, Grass Roots will be connecting dispensaries with patients as well as providing an expo and entertainment portion as part of the overall experience. Victoria has been home to some of the […]

  • Cannabis Dispensaries and the Victoria City Council

    Cannabis Dispensaries and the Victoria City Council; And Ruminations on the Future of Growing The headline in the Times Colonist reads: “Victoria mayor firm: new rules don’t allow pot use at shops.” The Times Colonist is Victoria BC’s daily paper, and the article is a report on the Victoria City Council meeting held on the […]

  • Ashley Abraham and The Green Ceiling Vapor Lounge

    Owen Smith Victoria, BC has recently been blessed by the rise of it’s first independent Vapor Lounge, the Green Ceiling. Previously, a few cannabis members clubs had rooms to consume in but none match the facilities being developed by Ashley Abraham, Green Ceiling owner and operator. A stage sits front and center with big comfy […]

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