north island compassion club
By Scott Stanfield - Comox Valley Record
Dolly Smith lives with pain.
The Cumberland resident, who suffers from a number of afflictions, finds she hurts herself fairly frequently because she is "clumsy."
Smith has been on disability since 1998. She suffered a brain injury, for which doctors prescribed anti-depressants, but she took the medication for only a few days.
Then she heard about the North Island Compassion Club, a Courtenay establishment that sells medicinal marijuana and other medications such as cannabis-infused oil to help people who live with cancer and other debilitating ailments. It also acts as a support service, offering clients guidance and companionship. Read more »
Beyond Prohibition Foundation
Three days after North Island Compassion Club director Ernie Yacub wrote a letter to the editor critical of increased police spending in the face of historically low crime rates, and nearly 5 months after a previous raid which has yet to result in charges, Comox Valley RCMP have again raided the facility. Read more »