Tag: advertising

  • Health Canada VS Cannabis Digest

    By Ted Smith The war of words just got a little more interesting.  One day before calling a federal election, Health Canada announced that a renewed effort will be taken to stop illegal dispensaries and websites from advertising.  This puts the Cannabis Digest newspaper square in the forefront of another legal battle with the federal […]

  • The Grand HC Hustle

    Health Canada  announced this week that they are finally getting around to enforcing long-known rules in regard to how LP’s can market their medical weeds. After sending a memo out last June warning lp’s to get in line, but otherwise dithering for most of 2014, the ornery agency finally posted on their website this week […]

  • Advertising Marijuana II: Political Distortions in Canada and the US

    With Seven Thoughts of the Day Thought One. ADS CAN BE DIRECT OR INDIRECT. INDIRECT ADS INCLUDE SAMPLES, FREE GIFTS, FREE TRIPS, PACKAGING, DÉCOR, AND SIGNS ON VANS 1. LIES. One form of advertising is packaging. In 2011, marijuana opponents in Colorado, aided by The Colorado Drug Investigation Association, tried to pass a bill prohibiting […]

  • Advertising Marijuana Part I:  Medicine Heals The Ailing Press 

      Wherever medical marijuana has taken root, officially speaking, ads for the plant have been bringing new life to newspapers.1 The Colorado Springs Independent (CSI) has recently put out a 48-page medical marijuana ad supplement, featuring retailers like  “Mile High Mikes,” “Happy Buddha,” and “Healthy Connections.” Village Voice Media now issues two advertising supplements: the “Chronic-le” in Denver, and “The Rolling Paper” in San Francisco and Orange County.  The Denver […]

  • Credits – Issue 27

    Publisher Ted Smith <hempo101@gmail.com> Editor Andrew Brown <editor@hempology.ca> Contributors Gayle Quin Owen Smith Kristen Mann Kyla Williams Diane Walsh Ted Smith M. Allister Greene Frank Discussion Cover drawing by Bee Hanson For advertising or general inquiries please contact: <hempo101@gmail.com> For editorial questions, or information on submitting: <editor@hempology.ca> The Cannabis Digest will not be held responsible […]

  • Credits

    ISSUE # 25 SUMMER 2010 Publisher Ted Smith <hempo101@gmail.com> Editor Andrew Brown <editor@hempology.ca> Contributors Gayle Quin Owen Smith Kristen Mann Kyla Williams Chris Bennett Dave Nelson Ted Smith Jacob Hunter CJ Heavy Bruce deWaal Rocket Ryan Dave Douglas For advertising or general inquiries please contact: <hempo101@gmail.com> For editorial questions, or information on submitting: <editor@hempology.ca> The […]