The biggest celebration day in the cannabis culture is April 20. The April 20 (4/20) celebration originally started in the mid 1970s as the time of day after school, 4:20 pm, for high school students in San Rafael, California to meet to smoke pot. The phrase "I'll see at you at 4:20" became code for, "I'll be there to smoke a joint with you after classes are over".Read more »
By Stephen Hui, Georgia Straight
A group of pot-legalization advocates has launched a campaign seeking a referendum on marijuana reforms in B.C.
Sensible B.C. plans to build support for a provincewide initiative vote in 2014, following the signature-gathering process used by the Fight HST campaign in 2010.
Led by Dana Larsen, a founding director of the Vancouver Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary and former B.C NDP leadership candidate, and Kirk Tousaw, the executive director of the Beyond Prohibition Foundation and a director of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, the campaign has drafted proposed legislation it’s calling the Sensible Policing Act. Read more »
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