Media Coverage for the OverGrow Canada Campaign!

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Castanet Kelowna

Larsen has been fighting for the legalization of marijuana in Canada for over 20 years. His next step in that fight involves growing plants all over Canada.

Larson was the editor of Cannabis Culture magazine from 1994 until 2005, a founding member of the B.C. and the federal Marijuana Party and a candidate for the BC NDP leadership in 2011.

Hightimes

Dana Larsen, well-known Canadian pot activist, author and politician, has pledged to send free pot seeds to anyone who wants to plant a cannabis “victory garden” this spring.

Larsen said the move was an effort to put pressure on the feds to keep their election promise and end pot prohibition.

“It is civil disobedience against the unjust pot prohibition laws that have gotten us to the verge of legalization,” Larsen announced on his new website, Overgrow Canada.

VICE Canada

After mailing out dime bags to Canadian members of Parliament earlier this year, British Columbia weed activist and former New Democratic Party candidate Dana Larsen is expanding his pot giveaway to tokers from coast to coast.

Today, Larsen pledged to send free weed seeds to anyone wanting to plant a cannabis “victory garden” this spring. He says it’s an effort to put pressure on the feds to keep their election promise and end pot prohibition.

Cannabis in Canada

Cannabis activist and author Dana Larsen plans to give away a million cannabis seeds to Canadians to encourage the government to move on legalization.

Larsen has set up overgrowcanada.com to request seeds be sent across the country, hoping that Canadians will grow “victory gardens” openly, on their lawns this spring and summer.

24 Hours Vancouver

Local cannabis activist Dana Larsen says Canadians growing marijuana at home is the “final stage” in Canada’s legalization movement — and he’s providing the seeds to get people started.

Larsen, the director Sensible BC, is giving away one million cannabis seeds for free, sending a package of 10 seeds to anyone who requests them. The only caveat — he wants people to grow the plants to be grown in public view.

Kelowna Now

B.C.’s marijuana advocate is making a bold move towards pushing the government forward with legalization by encouraging Canadians to grow their own pot.

Dana Larsen plans to give away free cannabis seeds, 100,000 of them in fact, to anyone who asks for them. Larsen says he has one million high – CBF cannabis seeds and will give them to anyone who sends him their mailing address. As long as the person requesting them pledges to grow the seeds openly and freely, he will drop them in the mail.

Ganjapreneur

Renowned Canadian marijuana activist Dana Larsen has pledged to give away more than million pot seeds to help Canadian medical cannabis patients everywhere plant and grow their own “victory gardens” this spring.

Larsen was a founding member of the BC Marijuana Party, the Canadian Marijuana Party, and founded the Vancouver Dispensary Society. He also founded Sensible BC — the largest grassroots cannabis reform organization in Canada. Additionally, Larsen worked as editor at Cannabis Culture Magazine for ten years, and is a co-founder of the Vancouver Seed Bank.

Huffington Post

Now we see that the cannabis legalization movement is the largest-ever civil disobedience campaign in Canada’s history! But we’re not done yet. The next step must be to complete our campaign to “overgrow the government.‎”

We must not wait around to see if maybe Trudeau will be kind enough to let us grow a few cannabis plants at home. We must seize the moment, seize our freedom and plant our victory gardens!

The Province

The former provincial NDP candidate plans to give away a million cannabis seeds for Canadians to plant as an act of civil disobedience.

It is illegal in Canada to grow marijuana, but Larsen believes “victory gardens” will push the legalization issue another step further.

It’s also an opportunity to promote his book tour next month.

“The last stage in reclaiming our freedom through civil disobedience is for Canadians to start openly growing cannabis in their front yards,” Larsen said in a press release.

Marijuana Stocks

Dana Larsen, a popular Canadian cannabis supporter, writer, and politician, has pledged to send free cannabis seeds to people who would like to plant a marijuana “victory garden” later this year. Larsen stated the effort was an attempt to persuade the federal government to keep their election promise and end the war against cannabis.

The Kindland

In February 2016, former New Democratic Party candidate and current cannabis activist Dana Larsen was the subject of headlines when he mailed free weed to members of Canadian parliament. Now, Larsen is hoping to empower the Great White North’s community of growers, and has pledged to mail free marijuana seeds to anyone promising to grow a “victory garden.”

THC Farmer

B.C. pot activist Dana Larsen wants weed in every garden.

The former provincial NDP candidate plans to give away a million cannabis seeds for Canadians to plant as an act of civil disobedience.

It is illegal in Canada to grow marijuana, but Larsen believes “victory gardens” will push the legalization issue another step further.