Bc Marijuana

No Farm Tax Break For B.C. Pot Companies

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Medical marijuana producers setting up shop in British Columbia won't be able to claim a lucrative property tax break designed for farms a...

Sensible BC Has Big Plans For The Coming Year

Dana Larsen | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dana Larsen

Sensible BC has become Canada's largest cannabis reform organization. Our focus for 2014 will be building our network and organization, keeping our issue in the media, fighting several legal challenges, and working towards the municipal elections coming this November.

How Fear Is Stopping Drug Legalization

Jean Kavanagh | Posted 06.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jean Kavanagh

"I think there is a fear of change, a fear of change that is ungrounded in any rational apprehension about what will happen. We accept at some level that the whole prohibition policy is a total failure, yet in some other part of our brain we are afraid of change because we worry that society would just turn itself into a collection of drug-addled morons."

Medical Pot Users Hope Police Turn Blind Eye

CBC | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Medical marijuana users in B.C. are hoping new Health Canada regulations requiring cannabis producers and sellers to obtain licenses will not be enfo...

Medical Pot Shortage?

CBC | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Medical marijuana users in B.C. are worried there soon could be a shortage of legal weed. In just 62 days, all medical marijuana must be purchased f...

Another Petition Coming Soon?

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Marijuana activist Dana Larsen says while a petition campaign to decriminalize pot fell short, it sparked a buzz across British Columbia an...

SMOKED

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Sensible BC has been smoked out. The deadline for the petition for marijuana decriminalization to be handed into Elections BC is Monday, and it's e...

Sensible BC Complains Of Transit Interference

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Sensible BC leader Dana Larsen has filed a complaint with Elections BC alleging that TransLink staff and transit police are preventing campaigners fro...

THIS Is How Easy It Is To Find Weed In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SAANICH, B.C. - City boulevards are often lined with grass, but when a less-than-legal type of greenery showed up along curbs in Saanich, B.C., office...

B.C.'s King Kush?

CBC | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The best in B.C. medicinal marijuana will be judged starting today at a festival at the PNE — but pot advocates say the event will also help the pus...

Decriminalize Drugs, Report Demands

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Canada must decriminalize all drugs for personal use, says a report by the Simon Fraser University-based Canadian Drug Policy Coalition (CDPC). The...

Another Medical Grow-Op Busted

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Mounties busted a Chilliwack medical marijuana grow-op and seized drugs, cash, and a gun, after a report of significant electricity theft. Nea...

Where A B.C. Town Wants To Move Grow-Ops

CP | Cara McKenna, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A metro Vancouver district council is moving to nip a problem in the bud by regulating where medical marijuana can be grown.A newly drafte...

Marijuana Forest To Be Destroyed: RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

100 MILE HOUSE, B.C. - Mounties have uncovered a virtual marijuana forest and bags of dried pot in a home and outbuilding outside of 100 Mile House, B...

Murder In Marijuana Grow-Op

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE: March 4, 2013: Taylor Daniel Johnson, 21, has been identified as the victim found in the Langley grow-op. RCMP say he has no criminal record a...

Medical Pot Grow-Op Busted

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Police in B.C. busted a licensed marijuana operation after it was found to have over eight times the number of legal plants under Health Canada rules....

B.C. Super Bowl Contest Winner's Trip Goes To Pot

CBC | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver Island man who won an all-expenses-paid trip to the Super Bowl in New Orleans has been refused entry into the U.S. because of a marijuana ...

Olympic Medallist Goes For Pot Gold

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Olympic snowboarding champion Ross Rebagliati wants to hit gold again with plans to open a medical marijuana business and retail store in Whistler. ...

Hey B.C.! Watch This In 2013

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

What does 2013 hold for British Columbia? The province is never lacking for news. 2012 saw news events including pipeline protests, earthquakes and pl...

B.C. Missing Out On Billions?

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - It's a bounty that almost does grow on trees.A new study has rung in British Columbians' pot purchases at about half a billion dollars eac...

B.C. Pot Bunker Busted

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

CHERRYVILLE, B.C. - A police raid on an Okanagan house has turned up a two-level confined bunker where more than 4,600 pot plants were being grown.RCM...

LOOK: Major B.C., Ontario Drug Bust Seizures

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A seven-month investigation by organized crime authorities in B.C. and Ontario has led to the arrest of several people and the seizure of 300 kilogram...

U.S. Marijuana Legalization Sends Clear Signal to Canadian Politicians

Kash Heed | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Kash Heed

While Tuesday night's presidential election drew the largest headlines, the passing of Washington state's Initiative 502 and Colorado's Amendment 64, which both call for the legalization and taxation of the adult recreational use of marijuana, could have enormous implications in British Columbia.

What Legal U.S. Pot Means For B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Washington state's narrow approval by voters to legalize the recreational adult use of marijuana is breathing new life into a B.C.-based movement to d...

Dix's Take On The U.S. Election

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. NDP Leader Adrian Dix is a bit of a U.S. political junkie. With the province so close to Washington state, it’s hard to ignore the political co...