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January 09, 2014 ... Washington state's debate on cannabis has only just begun ... Gary Mason
December 12, 2013 ... The Downside of High ... David Suzuki
The best documentary we know of the dangers of marijuana
December 11, 2013 ... Marijuana and mental illness ... D. Murray Galbraith, past president, Schizophrenia
One expert offers the opinion that use of marijuana increases the onset of mental illness by a factor of seven
December 10, 2013 ... Marijuana laws still need reform ... Victoria Times Colonist Editorial
A symptom of the strange evolution of medical-marijuana laws in Canada was the recent sight of a Mountie dressed in red serge and puffing on a joint, which was too much for the RCMP to take.
June 28, 2013 ... Five B.C. Hydro linemen fired over electricity theft ... Vancouver Sun
Last week, a union spokesman representing Hydro workers said he believes the internal probe involves cases where employees did work on buildings that may have been housing grow-ops.
June 21, 2013 ... Put antipsychotics on the back shelf ... Andre Serzisko
There is a place for antipsychotic medications, but it needs to be the back shelf, and reserved for the most extreme situations. Currently, our mental-health system seems to think that high doses of these medications are the only option  they are not. In many cases, they are not even the best option, and for some they are the worst.
February 22, 2013 ... New Health Canada marijuana regulations may drive some into the bush ... Canadian Press
January 21, 2013 ... Poison in healthy doses: MP warns that Canadians blind to dangers of prescription drugs ... Joseph Brean
December 21, 2012 ... The time for fear-mongering about pot is over ... Edwin Daniel
October 22, 2012 ... Election polls miss what's really on voters' minds --- marijuana issue on three state ballots ... Diane Francis
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December 12, 2013 ... The Downside of High ... David Suzuki
The best documentary we know of the dangers of marijuana
December 11, 2013 ... Marijuana and mental illness ... D. Murray Galbraith, past president, Schizophrenia
One expert offers the opinion that use of marijuana increases the onset of mental illness by a factor of seven
December 10, 2013 ... B.C. pot petition fails to get enough signatures ... CBC
Larsen says despite his polling that suggested seven out of 10 British Columbians support legalizing pot, his team was not able to collect enough signatures to meet Monday's deadline.
June 21, 2013 ... Are B.C. Hydro linemen on take from drug ops? ... Vancouver Sun
Hydro spokeswoman Simi Heer confirmed an internal investigation is underway, but she has provided no specific details. "We are conducting a thorough, internal investigation into the conduct of a small number of employees who appear to have been involved in the theft of BC Hydro equipment or other activities that would constitute a violation of our Code of Conduct."
April 01, 2013 ... Surrey B.C. companies harvest rewards from U.S. pot legalization ... Keven Drews
January 24, 2013 ... Olympian Ross Rebagliati becomes pot farmer ... Vancouver Sun
January 18, 2013 ... We enforced Ottawa's marijuana laws --- they don't work ... B.C. Attorneys-General
December 10, 2012 ... Doctors reluctant to be gatekeepers to medicinal pot ... Sharon Kirkey
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