Vancouver Court Will Rule on Religious Right To Marijuana

Chris Bennett speaking about cannabis freedoms at the recent Occupy Vancouver protests.Chris Bennett speaking about cannabis freedoms at the recent Occupy Vancouver protests.Cannabis historian Chris Bennett is heading back to court in Vancouver on Tuesday, in a federal case that could determine whether he has the right to use marijuana for religious or spiritual purposes.

Watch the latest episode of CCN LIVE for an interview with Bennett and his lawyer Kirk Tousaw, or find out more about the case here, here, here, here or on Bennett’s CC blog.

The court proceedings begin at 9:30am and are open to the public. Please come to the Federal Courthouse at 701 W. Georgia (map), and show your support.


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Chris Bennett is a long-time contributor to Cannabis Culture, the former manager of Pot-TV, and the author of three books about the history of cannabis and religion Green Gold the Tree of Life: Marijuana in Magic & Religion, Sex, Drugs, Violence and the Bible, and Cannabis and the Soma Solution.

Chris gave an amazing speech at the Occupy Vancouver protest on October 15, 2011. Watch the video I shot:

Jeremiah Vandermeer
Jeremiah Vandermeer

Jeremiah Vandermeer is Cannabis Culture Chief of Operations and Editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine & Pot TV.

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