Tag: cannabis industry

  • Small is Beautiful: Spiritual Opportunities for a New Cannabis Industry

    Judith Stamps If you’re into alternative economics, you may have come across E.F. Schumacher’s text: Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered, first published in 1973 as an accessible paperback for a liberal era.  It was republished in 1989 in the rocky years that saw the nuclear explosion at Chernobyl; glasnost and perestroika; the […]

  • Reflecting on Life in the CannaBiz – Part 3: A “legitimate” CannaBiz

    (Read Part 1 and Part 2 of Reflecting on the Cannabiz Life) By Ross Middleton By 2000, I had started to develop a neuropathic condition due to a lung operation earlier in life that left me with nerve damage in my torso that caused chronic pain. I treated myself (I miss that magazine by the […]

  • Cannabis in Costa Rica – Part 2

      The Costa Rica Medicinal Cannabis Movement   Will they succeed? In the last blog I introduced cannabis prohibition in Costa Rica from the perspectives I gathered while visiting earlier this year. My interview with Gerald Murray of the Costa Rica Medicinal Cannabis Movement suffered some technical difficulties but I was still able to ask […]

  • Publisher’s Note: 2012: A YEAR OF HOPE, CHANGE AND STRUGGLE

    Ted Smith Around the world people are ready for change. This fight for freedom involves daily life-and-death clashes between government forces and citizens no longer willing to stand silent in the face of injustice. In Canada, we are very lucky for the freedoms, rights, and privileges we enjoy, but those come at a price that […]

  • The Other Side of the Leaf

    What are the other effects of full legalization that we may not be considering? By DF Douglas It is possible, just possible, that marijuana may be legalized in the near future in California as Prop 19 approaches in November. And as key components and industries come to consider the profits to be had in an […]