Preparing Cannabis Tinctures
By Owen Smith In the late nineteenth century, cannabis tinctures were widely prescribed for analgesic, sedative, and narcotic purposes and by some accounts it was used as the primary pain reliever until the invention of aspirin[i]. Sativex is a modern version of this approach, a sublingual cannabis tincture spray (nabiximols) produced in England by GW […]
Alison Myrden Cannabis Crusader
(image: AlisonMyrden.com) by Al Graham It was 2003 when I first heard of Alison Myrden. I know the year because it was just shortly after my first ever Crohn’s flare up, and the year I became involved in the cannabis community. As time went on, I wanted to get better educated about cannabis so […]
More Raids on Dispensaries? What in Tarnation?
Judith Stamps The recent raids on medical cannabis dispensaries in the cities of Nanaimo and Toronto remind us how tenuous is the situation for storefront providers of cannabis medicine. They depend on the charity, good will and enlightened attitudes of city councillors, law enforcement agents, health officials, neighbours, and anyone else with clout. Doctors remain […]