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Mark Emery

Between the law and the people: BC Compassion Club Society makes a place for medical marijuana

In 2006, 93 percent of Canadians polled nationwide said they approved of medical marijuana. "It's a matter of the law catching up to the society," said Jeet-Kei Leung, Communications...

California referendum could deal devastating blow to BC's lucrative marijuana export industry

British Columbia’s cannabis activists and law enforcement officials are bracing themselves for a political earthquake that’s set to hit California this fall when voters head to the polls to legalize...