Tag: cannabis prohibition

  • Cannabis and the Young Brain: Prohibition’s Forgotten Victims

    (image : The Night Dad Went to Jail) Cannabis and the Young Brain:  Prohibition’s Forgotten Victims By Judith Stamps Listen to Rona Ambrose, Canada’s Health Minister, or Nora Volkow, America’s Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and you will soon conclude that cannabis prohibition today rests on a single, nearly unassailable platform: it […]

  • BC Municipalities Vote Sensibly

    At the end of Sept. the Union of B.C. Municipalities voted on a resolution lobbying Ottawa to decriminalize marijuana and study the benefits of taxing and regulating cannabis in Canada. While this affects no real change in the laws, it is a small step that signifies that public leadership in British Columbia has reached a […]

  • Stop the Violence B.C.

    Winter has been a strange season for drug law reform in Canada. Years of battling a minority Harper government on its multiple inceptions of mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent cannabis offenses has finally gave way to a conservative majority, which has predictably pushed all the legal and moral standards to move forward this unreasonable, damaging […]

  • EDITORIAL: The Clear Green Skies

    Andrew Brown Editor It’s pretty amazing being able to sit back and watch the wall of prohibition self destruct. Well, perhaps it isn’t all self destruction, rather decades of dedicated activism persistently pointing out the deceit that the prohibition of cannabis was built on, but nonetheless it is the bold lies of the past eighty […]