BCCCS In Action

Over the years, the BCCCS has received a great deal of media coverage, produced many resources, and continues to do advocacy and public outreach work.

Use the menu on the right to browse our work.

October 7th, 2005
Victoria News (CN BC), Fri, 07 Oct 2005
Canadian, In the media
September 7th, 2005
The Cannabis Conundrum at the Vancouver Public Library  - Sept 28/05 (on Pot-TV).
Presentations
June 25th, 2005
A critique of amendments made in 2004 to Health Canada's medical marijuana program and examination of their failure to address inadequacies in the program. From Cannabis Culture Online, 25 Jun, 2005
May 6th, 2005
AlterNet (US Web), Wed, 06 Apr 2005
In the media
February 1st, 2005
The Walrus (Canada), Tue, 01 Feb 2005
Canadian, In the media
November 19th, 2004
The MMAR programme was established to remedy the unconstitutionality of the Cannabis prohibition laws, which force Canadians to choose between their liberty and their health, by providing a legal route for those who use cannabis medically. Since its inception in 2001, the programme has failed to meet that goal. Moreover, this programme has been found unconstitutional in the courts. The latest amendments to the MMAR programme continue to evade the court ordered remedies and their responsibility to Canadians.... [...More]
May 8th, 2004
BCCCS presents at Beyond Prohibition, a conference put on the the BC Civil Liberties Association, May 8, 2004. (on Pot-TV).
March 30th, 2004
Vancouver Sun (CN BC), Tue, 30 Mar 2004
Canadian, In the media
March 22nd, 2004
Mar 2004.  CBC Radio.  Audio Only.  Medical marijuana advocate Hilary Black is questioning a Health Canada pilot project that will see medicinal pot distributed in pharmacies.
March 2nd, 2004
Ubyssey (CN BC Edu), Tue, 02 Mar 2004
Canadian, In the media
February 18th, 2004
This document identifies many of the roadblocks Canadians have been facing with the MMAR program, and proposes solutions to overcoming them. These solutions focus on the already existing and successful medical cannabis distribution system in Canada, the compassion societies. It was produced collaboratively by Canadians for Safe Access, the B.C. Compassion Club Society, and the Victoria Island Compassion Society.
December 29th, 2003
This BCCCS publication outlines membership requirements, overall distribution methods, and gives some info on safe and effective use of medicinal cannabis.