The Lift Cannabis Forum: Banishing the Prohibition Monsters…Maybe
Judith Stamps Last Thursday evening, November 12th 2015, it was my privilege to attend a forum on the future of cannabis in Canada, planned and hosted by Lift, a web-based, independent communications hub established in 2013 by Tyler Sookochoff and directed by David Brown. The forum, held at UBC’s downtown campus at Robson Square, was […]
Absurdities in the War on Drugs: A New Timeline
1. The Indian Hemp Commission was carried out in India at the behest of British Parliament. Some of the wealthier classes had complained that “Indian Hemp,” as Cannabis as called, was making the working classes lazy. The Commission found the “hemp drug” innocuous. 2. Albert Hofmann discovered LSD in 1938. In 1943 he took […]
Divided We Fall . . .
It’s hard to explain to an outsider what is happening in the United States regarding cannabis laws. I don’t understand how a country called the UNITED states of America can be so ‘UN-united’. Imagine being a mother in the united states when your child is suffering, dying from illness you know Cannabis can help […]