History of The VCBC

Who We Are

The Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club (VCBC) started helping people with incurable physical medical conditions by providing them with medicinal cannabis and cannabis-based products in January 1996. We are one of the oldest compassion clubs in Canada, with over 8000 active members to date. We are open every single day of the year because our… Continue reading

safe onsite consumption lounge. Photo by Rick Collins

Safe On-site Consumption Lounge

March 19th, 2020 At this time the Box is closed as a preventative measure of reducing the possibility of spreading the COVID-19 virus. This is a temporary measure and we will reopen the box as soon as possible. The VCBC is proud to offer a range of community services that complement our role as a… Continue reading

Jacq Kittel Photo by Colin Smith

Operations Manual

After many hours of revision and writing, we are proud to present our updated Operations Manual for the Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club! Thanks to the hard work of Jacqueline Kittel over the past year, every section of the Operations Manual has been reviewed and updated with our current rules and regulations for our unique business.… Continue reading

Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club the box safe consumption room

Board of Directors

Through the years, the demographic we serve and their needs have been continually shifting as public attitudes toward cannabis as medicine has changed (in no small part due to the efforts of our group and others like us across the country and around the world). To help navigate these changes and fully utilize the vast experience our members have, our elected Board of Directors oversees various operations of the club… Continue reading

VCBC raid

The Raids

On July 15th at 10:45 am the CSU raided the VCBC for a second time. In January 2002, we suffered a raid by police. This was followed by raids in March, June, and finally February of 2003. All 17 charges of trafficking that followed these raids were dropped, acquitted, or overturned in the Court of… Continue reading