Why Does Vancouver City Council Want to Ban Edibles?
The recent announcement by the city of Vancouver to regulate medical cannabis dispensaries is causing a stir on all sides. The federal government immediately denounced the decision, Rona Ambrose repeating that dispensaries are not part of the legal Medical Marihuana regulations (MMPR). Licensed producers have spoken to the value of their service as superseding the […]
Mulcair, Marijuana, and the NDP
By Dana Larsen Hello my friends, here are some thoughts about the drug policy reform movement, the New Democratic Party, and Thomas Mulcair. First off, I backed Peggy Nash’s leadership bid, and worked hard to elect her, along with End Prohibition Directors Nicole Seguin and Jacob Hunter—they set up her BC phone bank and database. […]
Weedy Blues III: Silly Logic: Fun with Numbers
In 2001, in response to a court challenge, Medical Marijuana Access Regulations (MMAR) was implemented in Canada, allowing patients to grow their own medicine. This law gave them a level of peace. But the federal government remained hostile to the idea, and so were a number of BC municipalities. In 2012, the peace ended. Health […]