Medical marijuana ads on Vancouver radio prompt national agencies to pass to the left
CKNW talk show host no stranger to controversy
By Gordon McIntyre
Mau 12th 2015
Justin Wilcomes is known to push boundaries. Now he’s pushing medicinal marijuana.
Better known by his DJ name Drex, he made his name asking Premier Christy Clark an inappropriate question about her sexual desirability as a mother, which she laughed off.
It got him fired from 98.9 Jet FM in Courtenay, but he was hired by CKNW last fall to host a show from 6 to 10 p.m.
Last month, Wilcomes began pitching medicinal marijuana on-air for Eden Medicinal Society.
“I think there are people with a bee in their bonnets about it,” Wilcomes said. “As far as we know, we’re the only radio station in North America that does it.”
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