A Post Prohibition World; The Social Impact of Legal Medical Marijuana and more from the Cannabis Digest this week October 11th – 17th, 2014

with Owen Smith

 

Notes/Links

Oct 11

UK Drug Policy Slow to Shift

By Mark Knowles

Mark Knowles keeps us up to speed with #Cannabis in the #UK
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http://cannabisdigest.ca/uk-drug-policy-slow-change/

UK Drug Policy Slow to Shift – Cannabis Digest

cannabisdigest.ca

Scotland has one of the worse records for “drug associated crime” in Europe; maybe a legalization model could have been implemented. We will never know

 

 

 

Oct 13

By Judith Stamps

Judith Stamps attends the SensibleBC conference and talks about lessons learned.

http://cannabisdigest.ca/marijuana-post-prohibition-world-reflections-mark-hadens-views/

Marijuana in a Post Prohibition World: Reflections On Mark Haden’s views – Cannabis Digest

 

 

Oct 14

Top 5 Social Impacts of Legal Medical Marijuana

By Dieter Macpherson
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http://cannabisdigest.ca/legal-medical-marijuana-5-social-impacts/

Legal Medical Marijuana – 5 Social Impacts – Cannabis Digest

cannabisdigest.ca

Legalizing Medical Marijuana can have profound positive impacts not only on a person, but a society

 

 

 

Oct 15

WILD WEST: Contrasting Clubs and L.P.’s

By Ted Smith

Ted Smith outlines the four ways to obtain medical #cannabis in Canada and the struggles of medical #marijuana distributors
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http://cannabisdigest.ca/wild-west-contrasting-clubs-lps

The Wild West: Contrasting Clubs & LP’s – Cannabis Digest

 

 

 

Oct 16

5 Reasons Doctors Don’t Sign Pot Prescriptions

By Owen Smith

The Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons in #Canada suggests that “#doctors should be able to sign a declaration whereby a patient meets broad criteria for accessing #marijuana for medical use rather than a document akin to a prescription, to deal with issues of liability for clinicians.”
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http://cannabisdigest.ca/5-reasons-doctors-dont-sign-medical-marijuana-prescriptions/

5 Reasons Doctors Don’t Sign Pot Prescriptions – Cannabis Digest

 

 

Oct 17

An Interview with Marc Emery

By Ted Smith

“That moment, opening the door and coming through was like going through a time/space portal, from a world of black & white into a starburst of colours.”
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http://cannabisdigest.ca/flying-high-interview-marc-emery/

Flying High Again: An Interview with Marc Emery – Cannabis Digest

cannabisdigest.ca

“Soon after Marc Emery was released from prison I bugged him to grant me an interview … Here is what he had to…