Cannabis historian Chris Bennett appeared on the second LIVE episode of "Weed This Week" to discuss the religious and spiritual use of cannabis and the recent controversy over comments from NORML about Minister Roger Christie.
On July 8, 2010, fourteen people were raided in Hawaii on charges stemming from a secret indictment by a federal grand jury of the THC Ministry, a church claiming the religious right to use cannabis as a sacrament.
CANNABIS CULTURE - NORML's Outreach Coordinator "Radical" Russ Belville repsonds to religious and spiritual cannabis users critical of recent articles from the organization regarding cannabis Minister Roger Christie.
Here is the latest in my religious cannabis use case against the Canadian Government.
Canadians are as good at religious tolerance as they are at hockey, a lawyer for members of a branch of The Church of the Universe argued Tuesday.
Conclusions about the authenticity of the Church of the Universe reached by the Crown’s expert witness would have been laughed at by fellow academics and would never have been written by a respectable scholar, a lawyer for the church told the Ontario Superior Court on Tuesday.
I gave a lecture at Vancouver Island University last weekend that was hosted by Victoria's Hempology 101 Socety, a group that has been educating people about cannabis since the mid-90s and was founded by the pioneering cannabis activist Ted Smith.
My lawyer, Kirk Tousaw, and I have been preparing for a Nov. 3 appearance in Federal Canadian court regarding our religious challenge for a cannabis exemption. Below are documents prepared from Professors, two of whom are slated to appear as expert witnesses in the case:
Cannabis users are often portrayed as unmotivated, lazy “stoners.” But research into why people use cannabis paints a different picture. It shows that most people use cannabis as a rational choice to enhance their quality of life.
Craig X has his first day in court and a cop contradicts herself on the stand