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An Open Letter To Jacquie Miller And The Ottawa Citizen/Sun Editorial Board Regarding Marijuana Dispensaries

Judging by the underlying tone and general approach of your ongoing Marijuana Dispensary series, one can only reach the conclusion that you, Ms. Miller, are on a personal crusade to drum up as much fear and loathing against these establishments … Continue reading

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The Outrageously Racist Double Standards Of Marijuana-Law Enforcement

This story of the toddler using cannabis for his epilepsy raises some interesting points about the nature of prohibition and the outrageously uneven way it is enforced. Imagine if this family were not white people. Seriously: Do you think a … Continue reading

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A New Dilemma For Cops

More and more, people are using vapour pens to use their tobacco products. I applaud this, not only because it is healthier for the user, but because it doesn’t stink up public spaces the way cigarettes and pipes do. Tobacco, … Continue reading

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Breaking The Law To Save Our Lives

Christine and I have informed our doctors (in writing) that we would not be signing on to the MMPR, for the following reasons: 1) It is outrageously expensive. The help we have been receiving over the years was able to … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau

Last week you were quoted as saying  “Marijuana is not a health food supplement. It’s not great for you.” This is a demonstrably untrue statement, scientifically inaccurate, and detrimental to the public good. Shame on you. Studies indicate that marijuana … Continue reading

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Is 420 a party or a protest? Actually: Both

Hill Times Article, used without permission: A full explanation of the origins and history of 420 can be easily found online, but the short version is this: In 1971 in San Rafael, Calif., a group of high school students known … Continue reading

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Transcript Of My Interview With The Organizers of Ottawa’s 420-2012

April 20th, 2012 saw the largest congregation of pot smokers ever assembled on the front lawn of Ottawa’s Parliament Hill – over 5500 people. But how did this come about? I discussed it with two of the organizers – Graham Kitmer … Continue reading

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