Pot TV News Monday, March 18, 2002

U.S. GOVERNMENT ABOLISHES FREE SPEECH
“The NDIC said five types of people should be targeted, including
previous drug offenders, legalization advocates, anarchists and people
promoting ‘an expanded freedom of expression’ that pushes the boundaries of
the First Amendment.”

CANADA TO TRY MEDICAL MARIJUANA EXEMPTEE
Jim Wakeford, the first person in Canada to be issued an exemption to use
and grow marijuana for medical purposes will be back in court March 19th

COURT SAYS ITALY MUST PAY FOR POT-BASED MEDICINE
A judge has forced Italy’s national health system to allow a woman with
terminal lung cancer to use marijuana-based drugs for pain treatment.

CANNABIS IS GIVEN HEALTH ALL CLEAR BY BRITISH OFFICIALS
“. . .while cannabis smokers can become dependent, the drug is not as
addictive as tobacco or alcohol.”

LONDON DEBATES CANNABIS CAFES
Cafe owners and pub managers are debating cannabis cafes.

INTERVIEW:
Attorney Dale Schaefer and Dr. Mollie Fry talk about the recent DEA raid of
their medical cannabis clinic.

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Note: Today’s Pot TV News was filmed by the Canadian Broadcasting
Corporation for airing nationwide in Canada. You will see the network
cameras at times and hear the sounds of their crew working on our set.
We’ll let you know when the show airs on CBC.


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Links:

U.S. GOVERNMENT ABOLISHES FREE SPEECH
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v02/n454/a05.html

CANNABIS IS GIVEN HEALTH ALL CLEAR BY BRITISH OFFICIALS
http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v02/n465/a10.html

LONDON DEBATES CANNABIS CAFES
http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/talking_point/forum/

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