The Pot TV News for October 9, 2002

NATIONWIDE PROTESTS DEMAND JUSTICE FOR EPIS

10-YEAR SENTENCE FOR BRYAN EPIS
Epis insisted that there was no conspiracy; that he and four other people with doctor’s recommendations were growing the pot for their individual use. Whatever was left over was given to a Chico cannabis club Epis helped establish for distribution to its patients, he said.

PARENTS BECOME MARTYRS TO LEGALIZE POT
Dennis and Denise Schilling were driven to hang themselves in a Madison motel last month under the threat of prison and forfeiture of their Big Bend home, the result of being accused of growing marijuana and hallucinogenic mushrooms, according to family members and friends.

CANNABIS HEALTH JOURNAL LAUNCHES
Early May this year Brian Taylor and Brian McAndrew had the realization that the time was right to launch a magazine devoted to medical marijuana.

DRUG ISSUE FRONT AND CENTRE FOR EMERY
The Vancouver Sun reports that Marc Emery is making a big impact on the mayoral race, forcing legalization into the centre of political debate.

RICHARD COWAN COMMENTARY ON THE POLICE STATES OF AMERICA

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