Pot Defendant Disables Web Site

Pot Defendant Disables Web Site
Posted by FoM on January 04, 2002 at 09:26:21 PT
By Chris Lambie, The Daily News 
Source: Daily News
A Middle Sackville man facing trial for growing and selling marijuana said prosecutors threatened yesterday to charge him with contempt of court unless he takes down a Web site he set up to criticize the cops who arrested him and the laws they are enforcing.Michael Patriquen, 48, was arrested Feb. 28, 2000, after police seized several hundred plants, seedlings and home grown pot in several communities. 
On Nov. 24, Patriquen set up a Web site — — so people could read about his case on the Internet.He said he disabled the Web site last night. “The Department of Justice doesn’t like having their dirty laundry aired,” said Patriquen. “They were trying to find a way to force me to shut my site down.”Patriquen said prosecutors delved “way, way back in the legal history and found some archaic case” to use as a precedent for charging him with contempt. If he is charged, he said, his bail could be revoked and he’d have to await trial in jail. He also fears losing his home, which he put up as a $50,000 bail guarantee.Patriquen’s marijuana-trafficking trial starts Jan. 16 in Halifax, and he’ll be back in court March 20 to face additional charges of conspiring to produce the drug.The former Marijuana Party candidate said his lawyer, Warren Zimmer, advised him to take down his Web site after a telephone conversation yesterday with federal Crown attorney James Martin.Martin confirmed he did speak to Zimmer, but refused to say what it was about.“The matter is before the court right now and, honestly, I can’t discuss it,” Martin said.Source: Daily News, The (CN NS)Author: Chris Lambie, The Daily News Published: Friday, January 4, 2002Copyright: 2002 The Daily NewsContact: letterstoeditor hfxnews.southam.caWebsite: Articles & Web Sites:Railroadedhttp://www.railroaded.infoFTE's Canadian Links Goes Online're High On Pot Plan
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Comment #6 posted by FoM on January 04, 2002 at 16:31:24 PT
Still Looking for Article on Distribution of MMJ
Here are a few links about changing Canada's Marijuana laws from a while back. Does anyone know if they can't get the Marijuana from the Flin Flon Mine to sick people properly will they change the law like I thought was suppose to happen?
Rock 'Open' To Legal Marijuana 
Minister Quite Open To Marijuana Debate
Clark: Decriminalize Marijuana
Support Grows for Legalizing Marijuana
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Comment #5 posted by Lehder on January 04, 2002 at 12:56:47 PT
chemtrails and dystopia
Two jets were observed on the afternoon of Tuesday, December 25 between 2:00 and 4:30 pm, laying circular and grid-like patterns of an unknown white substance in the sky over New York City. The substance was emitted from the planes in thin trails which slowly expanded to form a wide
cloud-like cover over a wide area of the city. No official explanation has been given and authorities could not be reached for comment.'ve seen these things all over the US. You can too!I was looking for a recent article about repressive measures introduced in Canada that allow for arrest of citizens by the military, for the military to surround civilian "problem areas" and to conduct arbitrary searches of civilians - all to protect civilians from terrorists. And I found this article on chemtrails. Yeah, anyway, don't count on Canada. But you can count on chemtrails, whatever they are; I see some overhead now.I think the trouble is that people are no longer needed. Only a few hundred or a thousand technicians, for example, are needed to destroy Afghanistan - warfare has been mechanized to the point that armies are superfluous. And the entire "high-tech" industry employs altogether only about 5 million people, the defense industry even fewer. So there are well over 200,000,000 unnecessary people in the US who make no direct financial contribution to the Bush Crime Family or the associated corporate bosses other than through shopping. The government prefers that these supernumeraries be the most mediocre sorts of people who cannot organize or ever become aware of their own oppression and cannot even look up to see the chemtrails. That's why the government enforces compulsory education in its schools and maintains strict control over TV. The useless noncontributors have to be managed somehow, for now, and employing them as mindless bureaucrats to monitor, hobble and bully the others of the 200,000,000 is the government's means of control until they can all just be killed and the American continent returned to its pristine condition as a playground for the megawealthy. By means of a slow genocide inflicted by a billion arbitrary laws that can entangle anyone, the docile who are destined to run the machines for the elite can be separated from the intelligent and unruly creative who would advance civilization but might not be content as slaves. The atomization of society helps the elite to sort out the passive and brainless who will do the killing and then more killing of each other until only enough remain to serve the elite. But society must be kept always on the defensive, the bonds of family, brotherhood and community must be broken and individuals reduced to isolation and impotence. That's why we have drug laws and narcs.
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Comment #4 posted by Digit on January 04, 2002 at 11:35:44 PT:
The Allies secretly lost the war. :(
this is the beggining of the end. The internet is the last form of media where there is freedom of speech. This completely contravenes the Human Rights Act, and the American Constitution. But when have the feds ever worried about things like that....... NAZIS!!!!how can there be any justice in the world.Digit
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Comment #3 posted by FoM on January 04, 2002 at 11:23:03 PT
I would like to know
How is the distribution of the marijuana from the Flin Flon Mine going? I thought it had to have a good working order or they would change the laws and at least decriminalize if not legalize Cannabis. Anyone know why no news articles about how it's going?
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Comment #2 posted by Robbie on January 04, 2002 at 11:11:55 PT
Starting to wonder about Canada
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Comment #1 posted by krutch on January 04, 2002 at 10:57:47 PT:
Free Speech???
First the justice departmemt procecutes this guy for growing a harmless weed. He is probably looking at half a lifetime in jail. Now they find a way to steal away his right to free speech. What does the justice department have to hide. If an accused mass murderer put up a website protesting the laws that put him in jail the justice department would not care. Because Patriquen's website criticizes laws that many Americans think are stupid they feel the need to crush it. The justice department is cowardly.It pisses me off that we are paying for lawyers to file motions to supress this guy's fundemental rights. My tax dollars at work. Hey morons, go catch some criminals.
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