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Gordon: Double Standard For Rastas, Hebrews

Gordon: Double Standard For Rastas, Hebrews

Cannabis activist Alan Gordon says an “unconstitutional double standard has occurred, in that the Crown is prosecuting Black Rastafarian and atheist cannabis defendants, despite turning a deliberately blind eye to a Gordon’s own Hebrew religious large-scale cultivation and Christian medical-religious distribution of the plant.” Mr. Gordon... Read more of this article

Cannabis Activists Protest Outside OBA HQ

Cannabis Activists Protest Outside OBA HQ

A group of protesters, led by cannabis activist Alan Gordon, gathered outside the One Bermuda Alliance’s headquarters on Reid Street yesterday evening [Sept 2] to protest the government’s policy on cannabis. The OBA held a meeting yesterday, and as the MPs left the building they were greeted by Mr. Gordon and his fellow activists, who were... Read more of this article

Cannabis Activist Plans Public Rally At OBA HQ

Cannabis Activist Plans Public Rally At OBA HQ

The OBA’s next caucus meeting on Tuesday, September 2, will “meet a rebellion” against a “trick the Government played on gravely ill and dying patients”, says cannabis activist Alan Gordon. Mr. Gordon said that last January, Minister Michael Dunkley “told the public that compassionate cannabis permit applications could be... Read more of this article

Gordon: We Must Prepare For Cannabis Cases

Gordon: We Must Prepare For Cannabis Cases

Cannabis activist Alan Gordon says that, even with cannabis still illegal, the “ongoing spread of super-potent cannabis formulations” in Bermuda requires new protocols for King Edward emergency room [ER] staff. Mr. Gordon says he has recently observed an influx of super-strong cannabis extracts into Bermuda, as well as increased amounts... Read more of this article

Activist Wants Amnesty For Cannabis Growers

Activist Wants Amnesty For Cannabis Growers

Alan Gordon says “immediate amnesty” must be granted to persons growing cannabis for gravely ill patients who cannot afford medicine with or without a permit. “There is only one way to allow the immediate medical cannabis called for by the CRC Report,” said Mr. Gordon, saying he was speaking for an unofficial collective of nearly two... Read more of this article

Gordon Asks Jamaica For Ganja Oil Shipment

Gordon Asks Jamaica For Ganja Oil Shipment

Medical ganja activist Alan Gordon — in an open letter to Jamaica’s Health Minister copied to The Jamaica Gleaner — asked for a permit to export enough medical ganja oil extract that he said would help over 300 Bermuda cancer patients to have 18,000 large doses over a 2-3 month period. Mr. Gordon says that Bermuda’s Cabinet has previously... Read more of this article

2.5 Hr Video: Cannabis Decriminalization Forum

2.5 Hr Video: Cannabis Decriminalization Forum

The PLP hosted “Free Up 1.0″ — an open mic on the decriminalization of cannabis — last night [Mar 16] at the Devils Hole Club starting from 7:00pm. The event was moderated by Senator Diallo Rabain and panelists included Senator Marc Daniels, Alan Gordon and Michael Brangman. The full 2.5 hour video of the meeting is below:Those... Read more of this article

PLP To Host An Open Mic On Cannabis Reform

PLP To Host An Open Mic On Cannabis Reform

The PLP will host “Free Up 1.0″ — an open mic on the decriminalization of cannabis — on Sunday, March 16th at the Devils Hole Club starting from 7:00pm. The panelists will be Senator Marc Daniels, Senator Diallo Rabain, Alan Gordon and Michael Brangman.In the Opposition’s Reply to the Budget last month, Shadow Finance Minister... Read more of this article

Activist Questions Speaker’s Cannabis “Bias”

Activist Questions Speaker’s Cannabis “Bias”

Activist Alan Gordon has raised concerns about the “sharp bias” of a medical cannabis speaker, Dr. Andrea Barthwell, that the Department of National Drug Control has booked to address medical professionals at King Edward Memorial Hospital. Mr. Gordon says the speaker has a “long history of credible accusations” made against... Read more of this article

Activist Asks Governor About Cannabis Assent

Activist Asks Governor About Cannabis Assent

In an open letter sent to Governor George Fergusson and published on various social media web pages, cannabis activist Alan Gordon asked if Government House will grant or deny assent to any future legislation pertaining to the legalization of cannabis. For new legislation to become law in Bermuda, it must first pass in the House of Assembly, then the... Read more of this article

Minister Comments: Medical Marijuana Petition

Minister Comments: Medical Marijuana Petition

[Updated] Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley commented on the campaign by Alan Gordon related to the medical use of marijuana saying it was “misleading and inaccurate.” “Bermuda’s laws already make provision for the properly regulated, medical use of controlled drugs. Mr. Gordon’s argument is not with me as the Minister or with... Read more of this article

Cannabis Activist Petitions For Medical Marijuana

Cannabis Activist Petitions For Medical Marijuana

Law graduate and medical cannabis policy activist Alan Gordon has started an online petition asking Public Safety Minister Michael Dunkley to allow emergency medical cannabis permits for cancer patients with a doctor’s recommendation. Mr Gordon said he has two good friends with recurring cancers that conventional treatments have failed to quell. According... Read more of this article