CANNABIS CULTURE – Dana Larsen, former leader of the BC Marijuana Party and founder and former editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine, will make an announcement about his intentions in running for the Leadership of the BC NDP. Watch the press conference LIVE on Cannabis Culture TOMORROW at 10am.
Larsen, who is also founder of the Vancouver Seed Bank and founding director of The Vancouver Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary, has been a member of the NDP for seven years and ran as a federal NDP candidate in 2008. He resigned as a candidate after pressure from the NDP party after TV stations began playing his Pot-TV videos.
In mid-December, Larsen announced he was considering a run for leadership of the British Columbia New Democratic Party.
Today, Larsen told the press “I will announce my intentions for the future of the BC NDP and the future of this province” on Wednesday. A news conference is planned for 10:15 a.m. at The Vancouver Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary at 1182 Thurlow Street in Vancouver.
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Pot activist Dana Larsen to announce BC NDP leadership plans
by The Vancouver Sun
Dana Larsen, a former leader of the BC Marijuana Party, says he will make an announcement Wednesday regarding the BC NDP leadership.
The founding editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine and former NDP candidate has a news conference planned for 10:15 a.m. at 1182 Thurlow Street in Vancouver.
“This province needs leadership that respects and listens to the community and that makes sustainable decisions based on evidence, not ideology. The BC NDP must be the party of ideas, not simply opposition” said Larsen, in a news release.
“On Wednesday, I will announce my intentions for the future of the BC NDP and the future of this province.”
Larsen was a founding member of both the Marijuana Party of Canada and the BC Marijuana Party. In 2001, he became the Leader of the BC Marijuana Party. In 2003, Larsen resigned from both Marijuana parties and joined the New Democratic Party.
– Read more at The Vancouver Sun.
Marijuana activist Dana Larsen set to announce B.C. NDP leadership plans
by Stephen Hui, The Georgia Straight
A former leader of the B.C. Marijuana Party could become the first person to formally enter the race for the leadership of the B.C. New Democratic Party.
Dana Larsen has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday (December 29) at 10:15 a.m. in downtown Vancouver.
“This province needs leadership that respects and listens to the community and that makes sustainable decisions based on evidence, not ideology,” Larsen said in a press release today (December 28). “The BC NDP must be the party of ideas, not simply opposition.”
– Read more at The Georgia Straight.