Tag: Bias

  • How to Talk To Your Fellow Human About Legalizing Marijuana

      Thoughts on the Upcoming Sensible BC Conference Those of us who work on campaigns or who, in the course of everyday life, have occasion to discuss marijuana with ‘alternate’ populations, will know how hard it is to control the agenda. Here, gleaned from experience and from a number of sources1, are a few sensible […]

  • Weedy Blues: The Ballad of Murder and Marijuana: Part Two

    In Weedy Blues Part One, we looked in detail at how newspapers in Canada, especially in BC, have helped to create a contemporary spectacle: the “grow-op” scare. Based on content analysis provided in Susan Boyd and Connie Carter’s Book, Killer Weed: Marijuana Grow-ops, Media and Justice, we noted that elements of this scare included harping […]