Tag: DEA

  • 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 […]

  • Cannabis Extracts throughout History: Part 3

    Cannabis in the Modern Era In the second part of this series on Cannabis Extracts in History I looked at references from 1CE to the 17th century when cannabis began to emerge in the west as a prominent medicine. The modern era is dominated by prohibition. Check out this ‘History of marijuana law in the […]

  • Marc Emery Returns to Canada

    By Ted Smith No event in cannabis activism around the world has been as highly anticipated as the release of Marc Emery.  After spending over 4 years trapped in various US jails, the Prince of Pot is getting ready to return to his native homeland to begin the next chapter of his life.  No one […]

  • No Hemp Yet?

    DEA still fighting hemp production By Diane Walsh The US Drug Enforcement Agency’s ability to rely on the Controlled Substance Act, (defining marijuana as a Schedule 1 heroin-level category drug, and for which no clear distinction between hemp and marijuana exits) is what allows the DEA to obstruct the proliferation of hemp farming across the […]

  • US Medical Marijuana Update: Changes being made accross the country

      Mitt Romney (mis)speaks out on medi- cal marijuana, the LA dispensary ban is repealed, and the feds keep on grinding away at medical marijuana providers with another conviction in Montana and a lengthy prison sentence in Michigan. And that’s just for starters. Let’s get to it: National On Monday, GOP presidential can- didate Mitt […]

  • Issue 31 – Winter 2012

    CONTENTS Bill C-10 is on Its Way Into Law Updates, Warnings, Suggestions Editorials DEA Crackdown in U.S Phytocannabinoid Therapeutics CBCofC Bakery Trial to Begin Rev: Cannabis and the Soma Solution Hemp Food Versatility East Coast Activism Alison Myrden Cannabis Conventions 2012 All about Pardons Wordsearch / Comics CREDITS Publisher Ted Smith <hempo101@gmail.com> Editor-in-Chief Andrew Brown […]

  • Industrial Hemp Production On The Big Scale

    By Diane Walsh America likes to boast its country’s quality of economic competitiveness. It’s an old story. But here’s one for Canada. In terms of industrial hemp laws, the U.S. is far back as the only industrialized nation on the globe failing to recognize the value of industrial hemp and permit its production. Whilst, in […]