Last month, for the first time in Vancouver's history, police raided a medical marijuana dispensary within the city limits. During the raid, for reasons unknown, members of the VPD drug squad destroyed some expensive property.
Vic Toews, the guy who told Canadians they are "with the child pornographers" unless they support the government's plan to spy on the Internet habits of all citizens, will be in Greater Vancouver today. So will protesters.
Marc Emery – the former publisher of Cannabis Culture Magazine and Pot TV, founder of the B.C. Marijuana Party, and my former boss – spent his 54th birthday yesterday locked in a medium security prison in Yazoo, Mississippi.
I had a lot of Christmas fun, ate a lot of Christmas food, and smoked a lot of Christmas trees at the CCHQ holiday staff party last weekend, and on the LIVE broadcast of A Cannabis Culture Christmas on Pot TV yesterday.
I read the sad news that Christopher Hitchens, the always controversial and unique wizard of words, died yesterday from complications due to cancer at 62. Hitchens was a well known political commentator and author who publicly advocated marijuana legalization and spoke out against drug prohibition.
The Premier of British Columbia received a visit from a group of about 40 protestors on Monday, who were at her office to voice opposition to Conservative Prime Minister Harper's omnibus crime bill, C-10.