Tag: Violence

  • BC Municipalities Vote Sensibly

    At the end of Sept. the Union of B.C. Municipalities voted on a resolution lobbying Ottawa to decriminalize marijuana and study the benefits of taxing and regulating cannabis in Canada. While this affects no real change in the laws, it is a small step that signifies that public leadership in British Columbia has reached a […]

  • Stop the Violence B.C.

    Winter has been a strange season for drug law reform in Canada. Years of battling a minority Harper government on its multiple inceptions of mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent cannabis offenses has finally gave way to a conservative majority, which has predictably pushed all the legal and moral standards to move forward this unreasonable, damaging […]

  • Smuggling Bricks Of Money And Blood

    By M. Allister Greene Brick weed. To some these words are unfamiliar, but in most of the United States this is the cannabis that has spread across the market to a huge percentage of consumers, but is thought to be the lowest grade and poorest example of cannabis. To most consumers the words “brick weed” […]

  • An Interview With: Elizabeth May

    The Greens on mandatory minimums and legalization Cannabis Digest: Do you know anything about Hempology 101 in Victoria, or what we do as an organization? Elizabeth May: No We have been involved in the Victoria scene for 15 years. We are an advocacy group for hemp and marijuana—both sides of the cannabis coin. We have […]

  • Bill C-15 Flawed By Design

    By Matt Elrod No matter your opinion of the Harper government, the Conservatives seem to think poorly of Canadians – and perhaps rightfully so. The Conservatives have been pushing a cynical, populist, “tough-on-crime” agenda since gaining office, and daring the opposition to stand in their way. The record shows that the Conservatives do not sincerely […]