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Saying Goodbye

Sometime before the end of this year, I will probably have to say goodbye to my wife. As most people know by now, my wife Christine Lowe has epilepsy. What most people don’t know is that for one third of … Continue reading

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Was This Proposed Marijuana Policy Written By Cops?

When ever any party sets out a plan to address any policy, they are, in effect, trying to predict the future and/or influence the outcome. No one can actually know what the future will bring, but if a ball is hit … 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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The Coy Ploy Being Played On The Pot Nation

Given that the Harper Regime sitting in power now is an illegal and illegitimately-implanted government and their policies are all based in acrimony and madness, and given that their rigging of elections pretty much guarantees their majority rule for another … Continue reading

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Marijuana, Tickets, and The Trouble With Finding Good Hired Help These Days

On the morning of August 21st, 2013 I awoke to the news that The Canadian Association of Chiefs Of Police had suggested handing out tickets for marijuana users instead of laying charges or issuing warnings… and something inside me just … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not Falling For Liberal Promises To Legalize Cannabis

Re-printed with no permission from Hill Times, March 4, 2013. OTTAWA—Recently, the leadership candidates for the Liberal Party of Canada have promised varying versions of cannabis “legalization” if their party returns to power. Some are calling the party’s new position … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To All The Federal Liberal Leadership Candidates of 2013

(David Bertschi, Martin Cauchon, Deborah Coyne, Marc Garneau, Martha Hall Findlay, Karen McCrimmon, Joyce Murray, George Takach, & Justin Trudeau) I would like to preface this by saying that you can probably count on my vote in the next federal … Continue reading

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You Call THIS “Freedom”?

So I have been looking at the law changes regarding marijuana in Colorado and Washington State. Some are even calling it “legalization”. I call it “a slightly longer leash”. In North America, people can fill up their basements, garages, barns, … 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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Jesus Visits Ottawa’s Pride Parade, 2012

So, with last year’s Jesus prank going so well, we decided to re-stage it. I gotta tell you, my wife Christine Lowe is an incredible woman. Not only is she risking a seizure 24/7 (they come on spontaneously, totally without warning), and … Continue reading

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