Tag: 2015

  • Retrospective: Top 10+ Articles Proving Reefer Madness was alive and well in 2015

    Jerry Golick For many Canadians and Americans, 2015 seemed to be a real banner year for cannabis legalization. Dispensaries were blooming, LPs were producing, and a new majority government in Ottawa promised to legalize the recreational use of cannabis during its mandate. In the USA, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington were all set to follow Colorado’s […]

  • LiftCannabis Forum, Vancouver Nov 12th

    By Owen Smith LiftCannabis is hosting their third cannabis conference of 2015.  Previous events have focused exclusively on medical cannabis in relation to the difficulties patients and providers were faced with under the conservative government.  With a new government that promises cannabis legalization, this event and future events will engage the topic of general adult […]

  • Overgrowing The Liberal Legalization Scheme

    By Ted Smith Everyone in the cannabis industry fears it will be taken over by large corporations now that the federal government has committed to legalizing cannabis.  Since the Liberals have not introduced a detailed plan, there is a legitimate concern that lobby efforts from large companies will pressure the government into creating tight rules […]

  • Election Canada: Conservatives and Liberals

    Thinking About the Federal Election: Blog One: Conservative and Liberal Parties in Canada By Judith Stamps THE CONSERVATIVES.   In 1993, the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, then under the leadership of Brian Mulroney, suffered a severe collapse, finding itself with 2 seats in Parliament, 10 short of official party status.  The decade that followed […]

  • Editor’s opinion: political thoughts for 2015

    Editor’s anti-dote to the post holiday blues…political thoughts. By Judith Stamps Totally My Opinion:  Conundrums To Consider For 2015. 1. This may well be the last issue of Cannabis Digest before the next Canadian federal election…if, that is, there is to be a spring election.  Evidence for an early election:  Conservative Senator Mike Duffy’s trial […]