Victoria Based Author and Hemp Advocate Ted Smith To Tour BC Coast

CANNABIS CULTURE – Ted Smith will be touring again this February to hold community dialogues on hemp, promote his textbook, Hempology 101: the History and Uses of Cannabis Sativa, drum up support for a protest of Health Canada’s proposed Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations, and to spread the good word about Dana Larsen’s sensational Sensible BC campaign. This time he will be visiting some of BC’s coastal communities.

His schedule:

Feb. 9 Powell River: Cranberry Hall, 6828 Cranberry St. 2-4pm.
Feb. 10 Gibsons: Eric Cardinal Hall, 930 Chamberlain Road 2-4pm.
Feb. 15 Coombs: Stairway to Hemp, 2-2244 Alberni Hwy. 2-4pm.
Feb. 16 Port Alberni: Echo Park Fieldhouse, 4200 Wood Ave. 2-4pm.
Feb. 17 Tofino: Tofino Community Hall, 351 Arnet Rd. 2-4pm.
Feb. 18 Nanaimo: Smoke Zone, 50 Victoria Cres. 4-6pm.
Feb. 19 Sidney: Hemp and Co., 2348 Beacon Ave. 12-2pm.
Feb. 20 Victoria: Hemp and Co., 1102 Government St. 12-2pm.
Feb. 23 Courtenay: 489 Old Island Highway. 2-4pm.
Feb. 24 Campbell River: Sybil Andrews Cottage, 2131 S. Island Highway 2-4pm.
Feb. 25 Duncan: Garage Showroom, Suite 201-330 Duncan St. 7-8:30.

Hempology 101: the History and Uses of Cannabis Sativa is a textbook that aims to dispel the misinformation that keeps cannabis illegal, despite historical, social, and scientific evidence that it is positive in terms of both personal and economic health.

Stop the MMPR is a grassroots campaign that will bring people together in protest of Health Canada’s decision to stop allowing people to grow and process their own medicine. At this point over 70 rallies are being planned across the country to be held at 11 am on Feb 21, with patients and supporters being encouraged to go to their MP’s office and encourage others to send their comments about the proposed changes to Health Canada before Feb 28.

Sensible BC is an initiative being led by NDP member Dana Larsen that aims to call a provincial referendum in September of 2014 that could see cannabis decriminalized in BC.